Macrilen Side Effects
Generic Name: macimorelin
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Sep 26, 2020.
Note: This document contains side effect information about macimorelin. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Macrilen.
For the Consumer
Applies to macimorelin: oral granule
Side effects requiring immediate medical attention
Along with its needed effects, macimorelin (the active ingredient contained in Macrilen) 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 macimorelin:
Side effects not requiring immediate medical attention
Some side effects of macimorelin 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:
- Body aches or pain
- change in taste
- difficulty in breathing
- ear congestion
- feeling hot
- increased sweating
- loss of taste
- loss of voice
- muscle aches
- nasal congestion
- runny nose
- sore throat
- stuffy or runny nose
- unusual tiredness or weakness
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to macimorelin: oral granule for reconstitution
Common (1% to 10%): Dysgeusia, nausea, diarrhea[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Dizziness, headache[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Fatigue, feeling hot[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Hunger[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Macrilen (macimorelin)." Aeterna Zentaris, Charleston, SC.
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Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.