Revlimid Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Acute Infection Of The Nose, Throat Or Sinus
  • Anemia
  • Cramps
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased Neutrophils A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Decreased White Blood Cells
  • Fever
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Nosebleed
  • Rash
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Backache
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizzy
  • Dry Skin
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Feeling Weak
  • Head Pain
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Low Energy
  • Numbness
  • Shaking Extremities
  • Throat Irritation
  • Weight Loss

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Blood Clot In A Deep Vein Of The Extremities
  • Blurred Vision
  • Bronchitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Decreased Number Of Lymphocytes In The Blood
  • Disease In The White Matter Area Of The Brain
  • Hemorrhage Of Blood Under The Skin
  • Infection
  • Inflammation Of The Nose
  • Low Amount Of Calcium In The Blood
  • Low Amount Of Potassium In The Blood
  • Obstruction Of A Blood Vessel By A Blood Clot
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Redness Of Skin
  • Sinus Irritation And Congestion
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Visible Water Retention

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Basal Cell Carcinoma Of The Skin
  • Bruise
  • Cellulitis
  • Chills
  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Sweating
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Loose Stools
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Pain In Arms Or Legs
  • Taste Problems
  • Throwing Up

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Abnormal Peeling Of Skin
  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Acquired Decrease Of All Cells In The Blood
  • Acute Cerebral Infarction
  • Acute Liver Failure
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Altered Mental Status
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Bacteria In The Blood
  • Balloon-Like Swelling In The Wall Of An Artery
  • B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Bleeding
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Blood Clot
  • Blood Clot In Vein
  • Blood Pressure Drop Upon Standing
  • Bloody Urine
  • Body's Rejection Of A Transplanted Organ
  • Burning Stomach
  • Cannot Empty Bladder
  • Chronic Heart Failure
  • Clostridium Difficile Infection
  • Decreased Function Of The Adrenal Gland
  • Decreased Oxygen In The Tissues Or Blood
  • Delirium
  • Depression
  • Destruction Of Red Blood Cells By Body's Own Antibodies
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Difficult Or Painful Urination
  • DRESS Syndrome
  • Encephalitis
  • Extreme Loss Of Body Water
  • Fluid Accumulation In The Brain
  • Giant Hives
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Failure
  • Hepatitis
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Increased Uric Acid Due To Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Inflammation In Lungs Caused By Allergic Reaction
  • Inflammation Of A Vein
  • Inflammation Of The Liver With Stoppage Of Bile Flow
  • Inflammation Of The Skin With Blisters
  • Kidney Disease With Reduction In Kidney Function
  • Kidney Failure
  • Lack Of Blood Supply To The Brain
  • Lluid In The Lungs
  • Low Amount Of Magnesium In The Blood
  • Lung Embolism
  • Lymphedema
  • Muscle Problems
  • Pancreatitis
  • Poor Vision
  • Progressive Disease In The White Matter Of The Brain
  • Psychosis Caused By A Drug
  • Relapse Of Hepatitis B Infection Symptoms
  • Renal Tubular Necrosis
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Sepsis Caused By Bacteria
  • Shingles
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Sudden Loss Of Vision
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Sweet's Disease
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Manner Of Walking
  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Angina
  • Drowsiness
  • Enlarged Superficial Veins
  • Excessive Hairiness
  • Hallucination
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • High Amount Of Uric Acid In The Blood
  • Hoarseness
  • Inability To Have An Erection
  • Increased Pressure In The Eye
  • Inflammation Of The Sac Surrounding The Joint - Bursitis
  • Loss Of Memory
  • Loss Of Skin Color
  • Mood Changes
  • Night Sweats
  • Not Feeling Well
  • Occasional Numbness/Prickling/Tingling Of Fingers & Toes
  • Overactive Thyroid Gland
  • Skin Darkening
  • Small Reddish-Purplish Pin-Point Sized Spots On The Skin
  • Sore Tongue
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck
  • Uncoordinated

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