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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]


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