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What are the side effects of apremilast?

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Side effects of apremilast include diarrhea, nausea, and headache. Some people in studies who took the drug had weight loss. If you use the medicine, make sure you check your weight regularly and watch out for signs of depression.

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FDA: "FDA approves new psoriasis drug Taltz."

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Lebwohl, M., Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 2003; vol 49: pp S118-S124.

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Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on November 08, 2019

SOURCES:

Callen, J.P., Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 2003; vol 49: pp 351-356.

FDA: "FDA approves new psoriasis drug Taltz."

News release, FDA: "FDA approves Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira." 

Lebwohl, M., Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 2003; vol 49: pp S118-S124.

Lowes, M.A., Nature, 2007; vol 445: pp 866-873.

Nickoloff, B.J., Journal of Clinical Investigation, 2004; vol 113: pp 1664-1675.

Saini, R., Current Pharmaceutical Design, 2005; vol 11: pp 273-280.

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on November 08, 2019

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