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Thyrotropin Alfa
Specialty Drug

Thyrogen

THYROTROPIN ALFA is a man-made protein. It is used to diagnose any remaining thyroid cancer after treatment. It is also used to help treat thyroid cancer. Compare thyroid stimulating hormones.
Thyrotropin Alfa Coupon - Thyrotropin Alfa 2 vials of 0.9mg/ml carton
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Thyrotropin Alfa Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional regularly. Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine. You may need blood work done while you are taking this medicine.

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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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Inability to move the legs or arms

paralysis of one side of the body

Rare

more common in patients who have received thyrotropin previously

Faintness

itching, redness, or swelling at the injection site

skin rash

tightness of the throat

wheezing

Rare

Feeling of warmth

hives or welts

itching

loss of vision

redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest

redness of the skin

Incidence not known

Chills

confusion

coughing

difficult or labored breathing

difficulty with speaking

difficulty with swallowing

dizziness

double vision

fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat

fever

headache

hoarseness

inability to move the facial muscles

inability to speak

muscle or joint pain

noisy breathing

slow or irregular breathing

slow speech

sore throat

voice changes

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

Blurred vision

chest pain

dizziness dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position

fast or irregular heartbeat

increased sweating

irritability

nausea

nervousness

shortness of breath

sweating

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

Flushing of the face

frequent urge to urinate

stomach discomfort

Less common

Burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings

diarrhea

fever

lack or loss of strength

muscle aches

sore throat

stuffy or runny nose

trouble sleeping

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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