Somavert Side Effects
What should I watch for?
Visit your doctor for regular check ups. You will need important blood work done while you are taking this medicine.
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:
Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, or discoloration of skin at site of injection
bloating or swelling of face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
feeling of pressure
infection, inflammation, itching, or lump at site of injection
lower back or side pain
painful or difficult urination
pounding in the ears
rapid weight gain
slow or fast heartbeat
tingling of hands or feet
unusual weight gain or loss
Thickening of the skin
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:
burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
general feeling of discomfort or illness
muscle aches and pains
pain or tenderness around eyes and cheekbones
runny or stuffy nose
shortness of breath or troubled breathing
tightness of chest or wheezing
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.