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Inebilizumab Side Effects

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jan 26, 2024.

Applies to inebilizumab: intravenous solution.

Serious side effects of Inebilizumab

Along with its needed effects, inebilizumab 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 while taking inebilizumab:

More common

Other side effects of Inebilizumab

Some side effects of inebilizumab 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:

More common

Incidence not known

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to inebilizumab: intravenous solution.


The most commonly reported adverse events include infusion reaction, nasopharyngitis, urinary tract infection, arthralgia, back pain, and headache.


Common (1% to 10%): Neutropenia

Frequency not reported: Lymphocytopenia[Ref]


Common (1% to 10%): Anti-drug antibodies[Ref]


Common (1% to 10%): Arthralgia , back pain[Ref]


Very common (10% or more): Urinary tract infection (20%)


Very common (10% or more): Nasopharyngitis (13%)

Common (1% to 10%): Upper respiratory tract infection, influenza[Ref]


Very common (10% or more): Infusion reaction (11.6%)[Ref]

Nervous system

Common (1% to 10%): Headache[Ref]


1. (2020) "Product Information. Uplizna (inebilizumab)." Viela Bio

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.