Lymphoseek Side Effects
Generic Name: tilmanocept
Note: This document contains side effect information about tilmanocept. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Lymphoseek.
For the Consumer
Applies to tilmanocept: injection powder for solution
Along with its needed effects, tilmanocept (the active ingredient contained in Lymphoseek) 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 tilmanocept:
Incidence Not Known
- Difficulty with breathing or swallowing
- fast heartbeat
- skin itching, rash, or redness
- swelling of the face, throat, or tongue
Some side effects of tilmanocept 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:
- Pain or irritation at the injection site
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to tilmanocept: injectable powder for injection
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Injection site irritation[Ref]
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Pain[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Lymphoseek (tilmanocept)." Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Dublin, OH.
Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.