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Winrho Side Effects

What should I watch for?

This medicine is made from human blood. It may be possible to pass an infection in this medicine. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of this medicine.

This medicine may interfere with live virus vaccines. Before you get live virus vaccines tell your health care professional if you have received this medicine within the past 3 months.

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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:

Rare

Bloody urine

decreased frequency of urination or amount of urine

fever

increased blood pressure

increased thirst

loss of appetite

lower back pain

nausea or vomiting

pale skin

swelling of the face, fingers, or lower legs

troubled breathing

unusual bleeding or bruising

unusual tiredness or weakness

weight gain

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:

Less common

Soreness at the 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.

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