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Mecasermin rinfabate Side Effects

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

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]


1. "Multum Information Services, Inc. Expert Review Panel"

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

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