Ocrevus Side Effects
Generic name: ocrelizumab
Note: This document contains side effect information about ocrelizumab. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Ocrevus.
Common side effects of Ocrevus include: lower respiratory tract infection, upper respiratory tract infection, cough, and infusion related reaction. Continue reading for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.
Applies to ocrelizumab: parenteral concentrate for iv infusion.
Side effects include:
Relapsing forms of MS (≥10%): upper respiratory tract infection and infusion reaction.
PPMS (≥10%): upper respiratory tract infection, infusion reaction, skin infection, and lower respiratory tract infection.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to ocrelizumab: intravenous solution.
Very common (10% or more): Upper respiratory tract infection (49%), nasopharyngitis (24%), lower respiratory tract infection (10%)
Very common (10% or more): Infusion reactions (40%)[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Herpes virus associated infections
Frequency not reported: Immunogenicity[Ref]
Very common (10% or more): Neutrophil levels decreased (13%)[Ref]
Very common (10% or more): Skin infections (14%)[Ref]
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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.