Tbo-filgrastim Side Effects

Some side effects of tbo-filgrastim may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

For the Consumer

Applies to tbo-filgrastim: subcutaneous solution

Along with its needed effects, tbo-filgrastim 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 tbo-filgrastim:

More common
  • Bone pain
Rare
  • Chills
  • cough
  • eye pain
  • fever
  • general feeling of illness
  • headache
  • sore throat
  • unusual tiredness
Incidence not known
  • Chest pain or tightness
  • difficulty with swallowing
  • dizziness
  • fast heartbeat
  • hives
  • itching
  • pain in the upper left part of the stomach or at the tip of the left shoulder
  • puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  • skin rash
  • trouble breathing
  • unusual weakness

Some side effects of tbo-filgrastim 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

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to tbo-filgrastim: subcutaneous solution

Musculoskeletal

Common (1% to 10%): Bone pain (3.4%)

Hematologic

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Leukocytosis (less than 1%)

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