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peginterferon alfa-2b subcutaneous

Does peginterferon alfa-2b subcutaneous have side effects?

The following side effects are associated with peginterferon alfa-2b subcutaneous:

Common side effects of peginterferon alfa-2b subcutaneous:

DepressionSevere
FeverSevere
Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
Easily Angered or AnnoyedSevere
Mood ChangesSevere
AnxiousSevere
Skin Rash with SloughingLess Severe
Hair LossLess Severe
Joint PainLess Severe
Muscle PainLess Severe
DizzyLess Severe
Low EnergyLess Severe
Flu-Like SymptomsLess Severe
ChillsLess Severe
Taste ProblemsLess Severe
Problems with SmellLess Severe
RashLess Severe
Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
Weight LossLess Severe
Head PainLess Severe
Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
Throwing UpLess Severe
DiarrheaLess Severe
Stomach CrampsLess Severe
Signs and Symptoms at Injection SiteLess Severe
Numbness and TinglingLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of peginterferon alfa-2b subcutaneous:

Numbness, Tingling or Pain of Hands or FeetSevere
Trouble BreathingSevere
Underactive ThyroidSevere
AnemiaSevere
CoughLess Severe
Elevation of Proteins in the UrineLess Severe

Rare side effects of peginterferon alfa-2b subcutaneous:

Aggressive BehaviorSevere
Any Disorder of the BrainSevere
Detachment of the Retina of the EyeSevere
Disease of the Retina of the EyeSevere
A Blood Clot within the Blood Vessels of the EyeSevere
Sudden Blindness and Pain Upon Moving the EyeSevere
Macular EdemaSevere
Hearing LossSevere
High Blood PressureSevere
Heart AttackSevere
AnginaSevere
Increased Pressure of Pulmonary CirculationSevere
Disease of the Muscle of the Heart with EnlargementSevere
Bundle Branch BlockSevere
Abnormal Heart RhythmSevere
StrokeSevere
Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic PurpuraSevere
Abnormally Low Blood PressureSevere
PneumoniaSevere
Interstitial PneumonitisSevere
X-Ray Results showing Lung Tissue ChangesSevere
BronchospasmSevere
Inflammation of the Large IntestineSevere
Acute Inflammation of the PancreasSevere
Interstitial NephritisSevere
Erythema MultiformeSevere
Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
PsoriasisSevere
HivesSevere
Systemic Lupus ErythematosusSevere
Rheumatoid ArthritisSevere
SeizuresSevere
Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
Giant HivesSevere
Allergic Reaction caused by a DrugSevere
InfectionSevere
Overactive Thyroid GlandSevere
Thyroid Gland InflammationSevere
DiabetesSevere
High Amount of Triglyceride in the BloodSevere
Constitutional Aplastic AnemiaSevere
Behaving with Excessive Cheerfulness and ActivitySevere
Mental DisturbanceSevere
SuicidalSevere
Having Thoughts of SuicideSevere
Thoughts of Hurting or Killing OthersSevere
Optic Disk EdemaLess Severe
Inflammation of the Smallest Breathing PassagesLess Severe
Canker SoreLess Severe

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