Side effect(s) of Eculizumab

Read the side effects of Eculizumab as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Infections: Meningococcal infections with symptoms of headache, fever, nausea, vomiting, stiff neck or stiff back, rash, muscle aches, flu-like syndrome and /or increased sensitivity of eyes to light; upper respiratory tract infections and urinary tract infections.

Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhea, constipation

Allergy: Allergy to the drug may include a severe anaphylactic reaction.

Central nervous system: Headache, difficulty in falling asleep

Muscular: Muscle, back, limb and/or joint pain.

Respiratory: Sore throat, cough, sinusitis, runny nose.

Cardiovascular: High blood pressure, fluid accumulation, increase in heart rate, low blood pressure.

Kidney: Reduced kidney function

Blood: Anemia, low white blood cell count, low blood potassium levels. Excessive clotting of blood may occur after stopping treatment in patients with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome

Skin: Rash, itching.



Other Precautions : Avoid excess dosage. Discontinue the drug if the patient suffers from severe meningococcal infections.
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