Side effect(s) of Alefacept

Review the side-effects of Alefacept as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

   Serious Effects
- Malignancy and abnormal decrease in lymphocytes.

   Most Common
- Dizziness, increased cough, muscle pain, nausea, swelling at the injection site and sore throat.

- Itching, chills, cough, and accidental injury.

Other Precautions :

Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Alefacept

Alefacept is a genetically modified immunosuppressive drug prescribed for treating moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis in adult patients who are candidates for phototherapy or systemic therapy.

Trade Names for Alefacept

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