Side effect(s) of Ocrelizumab

Read the side effects of Ocrelizumab as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Common: Injection site reactions (pain or redness), respiratory infections

Gastrointestinal: Bloating, diarrhea, loss of appetite

Central nervous system: Irritability, lack of interest, difficulty in sleeping or concentrating, depression

Musculoskeletal: Back pain, pain in the extremities

Respiratory: Sneezing, sore throat, cough, difficulty in breathing

Others: Herpes virus related infections, reduced neutrophil counts, skin related infections

Other Precautions :  The infusion rate can be reduced to half for at least 30 minutes in case of mild to moderate infusion reactions.
The prepared solution before infusing should be brought to room temperature. The diluted solution should be stored either in the refrigerator at 2C to 8C for 24 hours or for 8 hours at room temperature including the infusion time.
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