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Side effect(s) of Brodalumab

Read the side effects of Brodalumab as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Common: Influenza, tinea infections, headache, neutropenia, muscle pain.

Gastrointestinal: Nausea, stomach cramps, diarrhea or constipation, loss of appetite, bloody or watery stools.

Central nervous system: New or worsening anxiety or depression, unusual changes in mood or behavior, suicidal ideation

ENT: Pain in the ear, ear drainage, trouble in hearing and breathing, cough, sore throat, symptoms of cold and flu

Skin: Injection site reactions such as redness, pain, itching, bruising or bleeding

Others: Conjunctivitis, candida infections, fatigue, joint pain, urinary tract infections

Other Precautions :  The prefilled syringe, after removing from cold storage, should be allowed to come to a room temperature by keeping it out for at least 30 minutes. They should, however, not be refrigerated again.
Do not use any other techniques to warm the prefilled syringe such as dropping in hot water or heating in a microwave oven.
The injection should be inspected for any visible particles prior to administration and should be discarded if it is cloudy.
Patients should be advised to read the FDA approved labeling which includes the medication guide and the instructions for use before using brodalumab.

Drug Name : Brodalumab

Brodalumab generic Brodalumab is a human monoclonal antibody prescribed to treat moderate-or -severe plaque psoriasis in patients who do not respond to other systemic treatments. Plaque psoriasis is a skin disease in which the skin has red or scaly patches covered with a silver-white build up of dead skin cells. The lesions usually appears on the knee, elbow, scalp or lower back. Brodalumab works by blocking inflammation by targeting the interleukin (IL)-17 receptor.
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