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Tymlos Side Effects

Generic Name: abaloparatide

Note: This document contains side effect information about abaloparatide. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Tymlos.

In Summary

Common side effects of Tymlos include: dizziness and hypercalciuria. Other side effects include: nausea and palpitations. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.

For the Consumer

Applies to abaloparatide: subcutaneous solution

Along with its needed effects, abaloparatide (the active ingredient contained in Tymlos) 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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking abaloparatide:

More common Less common
  • Fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse

Some side effects of abaloparatide 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:

More common
  • Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the injection site
  • dizziness
  • headache
Less common
  • Feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  • sensation of spinning

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to abaloparatide: subcutaneous solution


Very common (10% or more): Common (1% to 10%): Orthostatic hypotension, tachycardia (e.g., sinus tachycardia), palpitations[Ref]


Very common (10% or more): Immunogenicity[Ref]


Very common (10% or more): Injection site redness (58%), injection site edema (10%)
Common (1% to 10%): Injection site pain[Ref]


Common (1% to 10%): Nausea, upper abdominal pain[Ref]


Very common (10% or more): Increased serum uric acid (25%)
Common (1% to 10%): Hypercalcemia[Ref]


Very common (10% or more): Hypercalciuria (20%)
Common (1% to 10%): Urolithiasis[Ref]

Nervous system

Very common (10% or more): Dizziness (10%)
Common (1% to 10%): Headache, vertigo[Ref]


1. "Product Information. Tymlos (abaloparatide)." Radius Health, Waltham, MA.

Some side effects of Tymlos 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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