IPlex Side Effects
Generic Name: mecasermin rinfabate
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of mecasermin rinfabate. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name iPlex.
Applies to mecasermin rinfabate: subcutaneous solution
Endocrine side effects have included hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, tonsilar hypertrophy, adenoid hypertrophy, lymphadenopathy, and thyromegaly.[Ref]
Local side effects have included erythema, lipohypertrophy and hair growth at the injection sites.[Ref]
Ocular side effects have included papilledema, possibly due to increased intracranial pressure.[Ref]
Nervous system side effects have included headaches.[Ref]
Hepatic side effects have included increases in liver size, and increased transaminase (AST) and LDH levels,[Ref]
Hematologic side effects have included iron deficiency anemia and increased size of the spleen.[Ref]
Musculoskeletal side effects have included arthralgia, bone pain, muscular atrophy, and pain in an extremity.[Ref]
Renal side effects have included increases in kidney size.[Ref]
Genitourinary side effects have included ovarian cysts.[Ref]
Cardiovascular side effects have included echographic evidence of valvulopathy.[Ref]
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