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Side effect(s) of Golimumab


Review the side-effects of Golimumab 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.

  Most Serious
- Severe infection and tumor.

  Respiratory
- Upper respiratory tract infection/inflammation.

  Liver
- Increased liver enzymes level.

  Local
- Redness.

  Heart
- High blood pressure.

  Central Nervous System
- Dizziness and tingling.

  Miscellaneous
- Sarcoidosis.

Other Precautions :

Avoid vaccination while taking this medication.
Monitor liver function, complete blood count regularly while taking this medication.

Drug Name : Golimumab

Golimumab(Simponi) generic is a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blocker, prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, moderate to severe ulcerative colitis either alone or with other medications. It blocks a protein named as TNF-alpha in the body.


Trade Names for Golimumab

International :


Simponi
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