What are the possible side effects of pramlintide (Symlin, SymlinPen 120, SymlinPen 60)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
- severe nausea that lasts for 3 to 7 days; or
- more frequent high blood sugar levels.
Less serious side effects may include:
- runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, cough;
- nausea, loss of appetite;
- headache, tired feeling; or
- joint pain.
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What are the precautions when taking pramlintide acetate injection (Symlin)?
Before using pramlintide, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients (such as the preservative metacresol), which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medication, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: stomach/intestinal disorders (e.g., digestion problems such as gastroparesis).
This medication should not be used by people who are unable to tell when they have symptoms of low blood sugar (e.g., children).
Before using pramlintide, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: attacks of low blood...
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