What are the side effects of Ablavar?

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Some side effects of Ablavar may be severe enough to require medical attention. Talk to your doctor if you experience side effects such as:

  • Allergic reactions such as hives, difficulty breathing, or swelling of the face, tongue, or throat,
  • Elevated heartbeat or chest pain,
  • Headache or dizziness,
  • Flushing of the face,
  • Burning, tingling, or numbness of the skin,
  • Pounding in the ears, or
  • Blurred vision.

Ablavar may cause side effects that do not require medical attention unless they worsen or persist for extended periods of time. These side effects may appear early in treatment, but may lessen as your body adjusts to the medicine. Milder side effects of Ablavar include

  • Nausea,
  • Change in taste,
  • A cold sensation,
  • Discoloration or inflammation of the skin, and
  • Tenderness or swelling at the injection site.

Tell your doctor if you experience any side effects not included in this list. Your doctor may prescribe other medications to reduce or lessen your side effects.

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