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Table 1 Side effect profile for Tocilizumab [41]

From: European Headache Federation recommendations for neurologists managing giant cell arteritis

FrequencySide effect
Common• abdominal pain
• conjunctivitis
• cough
• dizziness
• dyslipidaemia
• dyspnea
• gastrointestinal disorders
• headache
• hypersensitivity
• hypertension
• increased risk of infection
• leucopenia
• neutropenia
• oral ulcers
• peripheral oedema
• skin reactions
• weight increases
Rare• hypothyroidism
• nephrolithiasis
Very rare• infusion related reaction
• interstitial lung disease
• pancytopenia
• Stevens-Johnson syndrome
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