Common side effects include:
Majority of these effects tend to resolve by themselves. Inform your doctor if any side effects persist, if you are unable to tolerate them or the side effects become serious.
Secukinumab may reduce your body's ability to fight against infection. You should consult a doctor immediately if you develop a fever or feel unwell. Inform the doctor whom you consult that you are taking Secukinumab as the medication may need to be stopped while you are having an infection.
Rare but serious side-effects include:
The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:
If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your doctor immediately.
Inform your healthcare professional if:
Let your doctor or dentist know that you are taking Secukinumab, as it may increase the risk of infection after a surgical procedure.
Avoid eating raw. undercooked or half-cooked food.
Secukinumab may interact with other medications or supplements that you are taking. These include:
Inform the doctor. pharmacist or specialty nurse before starting on a new medication or supplement.
Pneumococcal, influenza (flu) and Hepatitis B vaccinations are safe and may be given if required. Avoid live vaccines such as MMR (measles, mumps and rubella). OPV (oral polio vaccine). yellow fever or BCG (tuberculosis). Discuss with your doctor before receiving any vaccines.
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