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Side effect(s) of Risankizumab

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

1.Respiratory system: Respiratory tract infections, sinusitis, rhinitis (running nose), nasopharyngitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis

2.Central nervous system: Tension headache, sinus headache.

3.General: Fatigue, injection site pain, redness, leakage of blood, infection, swelling, pruritus (itching) etc.

Other Precautions : 1.Risankizumab may increase the chance of infections. If an infection develops, do not start Risankizumab until the infection resolves.
2.Evaluate patients for tuberculosis before initiating treatment with Risankizumab.
3.Avoid administration of live vaccines during the treatment with Risankizumab.
4.Patients who are pregnant, lactating should consult health care provider before starting the therapy.
5.Elder patients aged above 75 years and adolescents below 18 years should consult health care provider before starting the therapy.

Drug Name : Risankizumab

Risankizumab is used for treating psoriasis especially in moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis in adult patients. Psoriasis is a skin disorder in which there are red, itchy scaly patches on knees, elbows, trunk and scalp. 
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