Neulasta Side Effects
What should I watch for?
You may need blood work done while you are taking this medicine.
If you are going to need a MRI, CT scan, or other procedure, tell your doctor that you are using this medicine (On-Body Injector only).
Common and Rare Side Effects
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:
Bluish lips or skin
pain, left upper abdomen or shoulder
tightness in the chest
Incidence not known
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
blisters in the skin
blood in the urine
decrease in how much or how often you urinate
difficulty with swallowing
fainting or lightheadedness
flushing or redness of the skin
hives or welts, skin rash
itching, puffiness, or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
sores on the skin
swelling of the hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs
unusual tiredness or weakness
unusually warm skin
Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:
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:
change in sense of taste
hair loss or thinning of the hair
lack or loss of strength
loss of appetite
swelling or inflammation of the mouth
Incidence not known
Body produces substance that can bind to drug making it less effective or cause side effects
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.