Ustekinumab Coupon - Ustekinumab 0.5ml of 45mg/0.5ml syringe
Specialty Drug


USTEKINUMAB is used to treat plaque psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. This medicine is also used to treat Crohn's disease. It is not a cure. Compare interleukin antagonists.
Ustekinumab Coupon - Ustekinumab 0.5ml of 45mg/0.5ml syringe

Ustekinumab Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine. Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse.

You will be tested for tuberculosis (TB) before you start this medicine. If your doctor prescribes any medicine for TB, you should start taking the TB medicine before starting this medicine. Make sure to finish the full course of TB medicine.

Call your doctor or health care professional if you get a cold or other infection while receiving this medicine. Do not treat yourself. This medicine may decrease your body's ability to fight infection.

Talk to your doctor about your risk of cancer. You may be more at risk for certain types of cancers if you take this medicine.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Cough or hoarseness

fever or chills

lower back or side pain

painful or difficult urination

Less common

Body aches or pain

difficulty with breathing

ear congestion


loss of voice

nasal congestion

runny nose


sore throat

unusual tiredness or weakness


Blurred or loss of vision

clear or bloody discharge from the nipple


difficult or frequent urination

dimpling of the breast skin

disturbed color perception

double vision

halos around lights

inverted nipple

itching, pain, redness, swelling, tenderness, or warmth on the skin

lump in the breast or under the arm

night blindness

overbright appearance of lights

persistent crusting or scaling of the nipple

redness or swelling of the breast


sore on the skin of the breast that does not heal

tunnel vision

Incidence not known

Difficulty with swallowing


fast heartbeat

hives or welts


large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue


redness of the skin

tightness in the chest

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Muscle aches

Less common

Back pain

bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of the skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the injection site



difficulty with moving

joint pain

muscle cramps

muscle pain or stiffness

swollen joints

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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