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Mecasermin rinfabate Side Effects

Applies to mecasermin rinfabate: subcutaneous solution

Endocrine

Endocrine side effects have included hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, tonsilar hypertrophy, adenoid hypertrophy, lymphadenopathy, and thyromegaly.[Ref]

Local

Local side effects have included erythema, lipohypertrophy and hair growth at the injection sites.[Ref]

Ocular

Ocular side effects have included papilledema, possibly due to increased intracranial pressure.[Ref]

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included headaches.[Ref]

Hepatic

Hepatic side effects have included increases in liver size, and increased transaminase (AST) and LDH levels,[Ref]

Hematologic

Hematologic side effects have included iron deficiency anemia and increased size of the spleen.[Ref]

Musculoskeletal

Musculoskeletal side effects have included arthralgia, bone pain, muscular atrophy, and pain in an extremity.[Ref]

Renal

Renal side effects have included increases in kidney size.[Ref]

Genitourinary

Genitourinary side effects have included ovarian cysts.[Ref]

Cardiovascular

Cardiovascular side effects have included echographic evidence of valvulopathy.[Ref]

References

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

Further information

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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.

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