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interferon alfa-2a subcutaneous

Does interferon alfa-2a subcutaneous have side effects?

The following side effects are associated with interferon alfa-2a subcutaneous:

Common side effects of interferon alfa-2a subcutaneous:

Joint PainSevere
Bone PainSevere
Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
Signs and Symptoms at Injection SiteSevere
Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
Dry MouthLess Severe
Muscle PainLess Severe
DizzyLess Severe
Low EnergyLess Severe
Flu-Like SymptomsLess Severe
Taste ProblemsLess Severe
RashLess Severe
Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
Throwing UpLess Severe
DiarrheaLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of interferon alfa-2a subcutaneous:

Toxic Effect on Brain or Spinal Cord FunctionSevere
Numbness, Tingling or Pain of Hands or FeetSevere
Sinus Irritation and CongestionSevere
Hepatitis caused by DrugsSevere
Blurred VisionLess Severe
Throat PainLess Severe
Dry SkinLess Severe
BackacheLess Severe
Leg CrampsLess Severe
Excessive SweatingLess Severe
Trouble BreathingLess Severe
CoughLess Severe
Stomach CrampsLess Severe
Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
Runny NoseLess Severe

Rare side effects of interferon alfa-2a subcutaneous:

A Blood Clot within the Blood Vessels of the EyeSevere
Retinal HemorrhageSevere
Pink EyeSevere
Optic Disk EdemaSevere
Disease of the Optic NerveSevere
Hearing ProblemSevere
Hearing LossSevere
Abnormal Heart RhythmSevere
Fluid in the LungsSevere
Acute Inflammation of the PancreasSevere
Kidney FailureSevere
Kidney DiseaseSevere
Dead SkinSevere
Chest PainSevere
High Blood SugarSevere
Overactive Thyroid GlandSevere
Underactive ThyroidSevere
Low Platelet Count and Bleeding from Immune ResponseSevere
Having Thoughts of SuicideSevere
Cold SoreLess Severe
Inflammation of the GumsLess Severe
ItchingLess Severe
Hair LossLess Severe
DrowsinessLess Severe
ChillsLess Severe
NumbnessLess Severe
Weight LossLess Severe
GasLess Severe
High Amount of Triglyceride in the BloodLess Severe

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