What are the possible side effects of basiliximab (Simulect)?
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:
- pain or burning when you urinate;
- easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness;
- sleep problems (insomnia);
- tremors, shaking; or
- fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms.
Other less serious side effects are more likely to occur, such as:
- nausea, vomiting, constipation, stomach...
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What are the precautions when taking basiliximab (Simulect)?
Before using basiliximab, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to mouse proteins; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: certain infection (cytomegalovirus).
Previous treatment with basiliximab may increase your risk of a serious allergic reaction (see Side Effects section). Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have received basiliximab in the past. If you must stop using this drug due to an allergic reaction, do not use the drug again. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more...
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