Campath Side Effects

Serious Side Effects

Some side effects of Campath are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • Signs of an allergic or infusion reaction (a reaction that happens while receiving or soon after your dose), such as:
     
    • Fever
    • Chills
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Dizziness
    • Nausea
    • A fast heartbeat
    • Unexplained swelling, especially of the mouth, lips, or throat
    • Wheezing or difficulty breathing
    • Difficulty swallowing
 
  • Signs of infection, such as:
     
    • Fever
    • Chills
    • Aches and pains
    • Swollen glands
    • Sore throat
    • Cough
 
  • Signs of anemia, such as:
     
    • Unusual tiredness
    • Weakness
    • Pale skin
    • Shortness of breath
 
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Small reddish or purple blood spots on your skin
  • Black, tarry, or bloody stools
  • Vomiting blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds
  • Blood in the urine
  • Painful or difficult urination
  • Sores or ulcers in or around the mouth
  • A pounding or irregular heartbeat
  • Chest pain.
     

Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the Campath side effects listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have problems with a medicine that you have never tried.
 
Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any adverse reactions while using the drug or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be related to the medication, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
 
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