Neumega Side Effects
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.
The side effects listed below include only those that might be caused by oprelvekin. To find out about other side effects that may be caused by the cancer medicines you are also receiving, see the information about those medicines.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:
shortness of breath
sore mouth or tongue
swelling of feet or lower legs
white patches in mouth and/or on tongue
severe redness and peeling of skin
Incidence not determined
—Observed during clinical practice with levofloxacin; estimates of frequency cannot be determined
change in ability to see colors, especially blue or yellow
decrease or increase in amount of urine
discoloration of skin
fainting or lightheadedness
feeling of pressure
increased blood pressure
loss of appetite
lower back/side pain
puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes face, lips or tongue
shortness of breath
tightness in chest
unusual tiredness or weakness
warmth at site
This medicine may also cause the following side effect that your doctor will watch for:
Heart rhythm problems
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:
Numbness or tingling of hands or feet
skin rash at place of injection
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.