Xolair Side Effects
What should I watch for?
After receiving each injection, you will be monitored for a short time in your doctor's office or clinic.
You will have regular blood tests to determine how often you will need this medicine.
Do not stop taking any of your other asthma or allergy treatments unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
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:
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:
body aches or pain
discoloration of the skin
dryness or soreness of the throat
feeling of pressure
muscle or joint pain
pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
stuffy or runny nose
tender, swollen glands in the neck
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.