Hair loss is not listed or reported as a possible side effect.
Please note - some side effects for Simponi may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
Side Effects of Simponi - for the Consumer
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Simponi:
Cold sores; cough; dizziness; mild pain, redness, or swelling at the injection site; nausea; runny or stuffy nose.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Simponi:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blood in the urine or stools; butterfly-shaped rash on the nose and cheeks; chest pain; dark urine; diarrhea; fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; increased sensitivity to the sun; loss of appetite; mental or mood changes; muscle pain or weakness; new or worsening joint pain; new or worsening red, scaly patches or raised bumps filled with pus on the skin; numbness, tingling, or pain in the hands or feet; open sore that does not heal; painful or frequent urination; pale stools; persistent cough; persistent pain, swelling, or redness at the injection site; red, swollen, or blistered skin; severe or persistent headache or dizziness; severe or persistent stomach pain; shortness of breath; signs of infection (eg, fever, chills, or sore throat; muscle aches; warm, red, or painful skin); swelling of the ankles, hands, or feet; unexplained weight loss; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual lumps; unusual tiredness or weakness; unusually pale skin; vision changes; vomiting; yellowing of the skin or eyes.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.
- Simponi Information for Consumers
- Simponi Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Simponi (detailed)
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