Side effect(s) of Palifermin

Review the side-effects of Palifermin 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 common
- Rash, swelling, hives, itching.

   Body As A Whole
- Pain and fever.

- Joint pain.

Other Precautions :

Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Palifermin

Palifermin generic is a protein (keratinocyte growth factor), prescribed for mouth sores in patients who are receiving chemotherapy and radiation therapy for hematologic malignancies. It reduces the amount of catecholamines in the body.