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What are the possible side effects of pegintron?
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Multiple, see below.
The most common ones include: headache, joint & muscle pains, fatigue, pain at the skin site, lowered blood counts, fevers, chills, nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and itching.
The most serious ones include: thoughts of suicide, bleeding, abnormal heart rhythms, colon inflammation, severe skin boils, and visual changes. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of these.

In brief: Multiple, see below.
The most common ones include: headache, joint & muscle pains, fatigue, pain at the skin site, lowered blood counts, fevers, chills, nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and itching.
The most serious ones include: thoughts of suicide, bleeding, abnormal heart rhythms, colon inflammation, severe skin boils, and visual changes. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of these.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Thyroid abnormalities not rare, other skin rashes besides boils also. Rarely psychosis.
Dr. You Sung Sang
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
In brief: Mainly flu-like
Most of the side effects are flu-like.
There are also hematological (low blood counts) and psychiatric (mainly depression). Less common are thyroid and visual changes.

In brief: Mainly flu-like
Most of the side effects are flu-like.
There are also hematological (low blood counts) and psychiatric (mainly depression). Less common are thyroid and visual changes.
Dr. You Sung Sang
Dr. You Sung Sang
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