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ALT increased : Increase in liver enzyme called ALT
AST increased : Increase in liver enzyme called AST
Abdominal abscess : Belly infection
Abdominal discomfort : Bowel discomfort
Abdominal pain : Stomach pain
Abdominal pain upper : Bowel pain
Acute kidney injury : Sudden kidney failure
Acute myocardial infarction : Heart attack
Alopecia : Hair loss
Amylase increased : Increase in pancreas enzyme called amylase
Anaemia : Decrease in the number of red blood cells
Asthenia : Unusual weakness
Atrial fibrillation : Irregular heartbeat
Blood CPK increased : Increase in CPK, an enzyme which is found mainly in muscles, heart and brain
Blood acid uric increased : Increase in blood test called acid uric. It can cause pain in the joints, called gout.
Blood alkaline phosphatase increased : Increase in liver and bone enzyme called alkaline phosphatase
Blood bilirubin increased : Increase in liver blood test called bilirubin
Blood urea increased : Increase in waste body product in blood, called urea. It occurs in kidney failure.
Bone marrow failure : Decreased production of blood cells by the bone marrow (the spongy tissue inside the bones)
Bronchopulmonary aspergillosis : Lung infection
Cardiac failure : Heart failure
Cerebrovascular accident : Stroke
Chronic venous disease : Venous disease
Colitis ulcerative : Serious, chronic inflammatory disease of the large intestine (colon)
Confusional state : Confusion
Cytokine release syndrome : Symptoms caused by the release of a large amount of chemicals from cells following the drug infusion (leading to fever, vomiting, shortness of breath, headache and/or low blood pressure etc.)
Cytopenia : Low number  of cells in the blood
Deep vein thrombosis : Blood clotting within veins
Dehydration : Water loss
Depression suicidal : Depression with suicidal thoughts
Dermatitis allergic : Skin rash
Diverticulitis : Inflammation of bowel wall
Drug intolerance : Inability of a patient to tolerate a drug because of side effect
Drug-induced liver injury : Liver injury considered to be caused by drugs 
Dyspepsia : Indigestion
Dysphagia : Difficulty in swallowing
Dyspnea : Difficulty in breathing
Epilepsy : Disease of the brain which causes repeated fits or convulsions, called epilepsy.
Epistaxis : Nosebleed
Face oedema : Swelling of the face
Faeces soft : Soft stools
Fatigue : Tiredness
Febrile neutropenia : Fever with lack of white blood cells called neutrophils
GGT increased : Increase in liver enzyme called GGT
Gait disturbance : Walking abnormality
Gastritis : Inflammation of the stomach
Haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis : Condition in which some immune cells damage body tissues or organs
Hallucination : Seeing, hearing or feeling things that are not there
Hyperkalieamia : High blood potassium level
Hypertension : High blood pressure
Hypertensive crisis : High blood pressure crisis
Hyperuricaemia : High blood uric acid level that can cause pain in the joints, called gout
Hypoalbuminaemia : Decrease of a blood protein called albumin
Hypokalaemia : Low blood potassium level
Hypotension : Low blood pressure
Hypothyroidism : Poor activity of a gland called thyroid
Influenza like illness : Flu-like illness
Insomnia : Difficulty in sleeping
Jaundice : Yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes caused by liver or blood problems
Keratitis : Eye inflammation
Large intestine perforation : Perforation of the gut
Left ventricular ejection fraction decreased : Decrease in the percentage of blood leaving the heart at each contraction found in a heart test. It can be a sign of weakness of the heart muscle.
Lymphodepletion treatment : Treatment to eliminate white blood cells called lymphocytes
Lymphopenia : Lack of white blood cells called lymphocytes
Malaise : Generally feeling unwell
Multiple organ dysfunction syndrome : Dysfunction of two or more organs
Muscle spasms : Involuntary contraction of muscle
Myocardial infarction : Heart attack
Myopathy : Disease of the muscles that causes pain or weakness
Nausea : Feeling sick
Neurotoxicity : Damages to the nervous system caused by toxic substances
Neutropenia : Lack of white blood cells called neutrophils
Neutropenic sepsis : Severe infection of the blood
Neutrophils count decreased : Decrease in the number of white blood cells called neutrophils
Palmar-plantar erythrodysaesthesia syndrome : Hand-foot syndrome (redness, swelling, pain and sometimes blisters on the palms of the hands and/or the soles of the feet)
Pancytopenia : Severe reduction in blood cells
Paraesthesia : Pins and needles
Parkinsonism : Tremor, stiffness and slowness of movement
Paronychia : Infection of the skin around the nail
Peripheral oedema : Swelling of the ankles, feet or fingers
Platelet count decreased : Decrease in number of platelets, cells that help the blood to clot
Pneumonia : Lung infection
Pneumonitis : Inflammation of the lungs
Pool neutropenia + neutrophil count decreased : Low number of white blood cells called neutrophils
Pulmonary embolism : Blood clot in the lungs
Pulmonary haemorrhage : Lung bleeding
Pyrexia : Fever
Rash maculo-papular : Rash
Rectal haemorrhage : Rectal bleeding
Renal failure : Kidney failure
Right ventricular failure : Heart failure
Sepsis : Serious body reaction to an infection
Serum ferritin increased : Increase in blood ferritin level, a protein that stores iron
Skin hyperpigmentation : Darkening of the skin
Stoma site haemorrhage : Bleeding at the site of the stoma (a stoma is an opening on the abdomen that can be connected to the digestive or urinary system)
Stomatitis : Inflamed and sore mouth
Stroke in evolution : Evolution of the stroke
Suicidal ideation : Suicidal thoughts
Thrombocytopenia : Lack of platelets, cells that help the blood to clot
Troponin I increased : Increase in troponin “I” possibly indicating a heart injury
Troponin increased : Increase in troponin possibly indicating a heart injury
Tumour lysis syndrome : Condition called tumour lysis syndrome, which occurs when a lot of tumour cells die. This causes changes in the blood that may cause damage to organs
Urticaria : Hives
Weight increased : Weight gain
White blood cells count decreased : Decrease in the number of white blood cells
Yellow skin : Yellow skin coloration
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