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What are the side effects of ranibizumab?

Headaches and joint pain are possible side effects of injections of ranibizumab (brand name Lucentis). Eye-related side effects are common, as well, and include pain, increased eye pressure and bleeding. Less common side effects include nausea, a cough or sore throat and influenza (flu) infection.

Your doctor or pharmacist can give you a more complete list of possible side effects. If you are having a symptom that you think may be related to ranibizumab, let your doctor know.

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