Are there side effects when receiving Thyrogen?

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If you receive Thyrogen, be sure to tell your doctor if these side effects become more severe or do not abate during treatment: flushing in face, urination urgency, headaches, nausea, vomiting, stomach discomfort and weakness. Seek immediate medical attention if the following rare, but serious, side effects occur. These may be symptoms of overdose or a serious reaction: rapid heartbeat, chest pain, excessive sweating, irritability or nervousness. You can also have an allergic reaction to this drug, marked by hives, rash, itching, difficulty breathing or facial swelling. Seek emergency care if this occurs. Because other side effects may occur, you should notify a doctor about any new symptoms so that they can determine if the symptoms are related to use of this medication.

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