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Obinutuzumab

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Obinutuzumab Side Effects

Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Back pain

black, tarry stools

bleeding gums

blood in the urine or stools

chest tightness

chills

cough or hoarseness

fever

flushing

headache

lower back or side pain

nausea and vomiting

painful or difficult urination

pale skin

pinpoint red spots on the skin

sore throat

trouble breathing

troubled breathing with exertion

ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth

unusual bleeding or bruising

unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

Joint pain, stiffness, or swelling

lower back, side, or stomach pain

swelling of the feet or lower legs

Incidence not known

Blurred vision

confusion

convulsions

dark urine

dizziness

drowsiness

general tiredness and weakness

headache

light-colored stools

upper right abdominal or stomach pain

yellow eyes and skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Incidence not known

Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of the skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the injection site

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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