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Nutropin subcutaneous

Does Nutropin subcutaneous have side effects?

The following side effects are associated with Nutropin subcutaneous:

Common side effects of Nutropin subcutaneous:

Visible Water RetentionSevere
Signs and Symptoms at Injection SiteSevere
Muscle StiffnessLess Severe
Flu-Like SymptomsLess Severe
Fluid Retention in the Legs, Feet, Arms or HandsLess Severe
Head PainLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of Nutropin subcutaneous:

Inflammation of the Lining of the Stomach and IntestinesSevere
Trouble BreathingSevere
Underactive ThyroidSevere
Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or SinusLess Severe
NumbnessLess Severe
Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
Abnormal Fat DistributionLess Severe

Rare side effects of Nutropin subcutaneous:

Disease of the Retina of the EyeSevere
Optic Disk EdemaSevere
Acute Inflammation of the PancreasSevere
Temporarily Stops Breathing While SleepingSevere
High Blood SugarSevere
Broken BoneSevere
Reaction due to an AllergySevere
High Pressure Within the SkullSevere
Separation of Upper Part of Femur Bone From the ShaftSevere
Carpal Tunnel SyndromeLess Severe
Middle Ear InfectionLess Severe
Throat IrritationLess Severe
Inflammation of the TonsilsLess Severe
Bloody UrineLess Severe
Enlarged BreastsLess Severe
Hair LossLess Severe
Joint PainLess Severe
Muscle PainLess Severe
FeverLess Severe
Low EnergyLess Severe
Increased HungerLess Severe
Abnormal Result for Glucose Tolerance TestingLess Severe
Increased Growth of MoleLess Severe
Water RetentionLess Severe
Mood ChangesLess Severe

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