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Side Effects of Increlex

As with any medicine, Increlex can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience side effects. Most people tolerate it quite well.
 
If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
 
Some of the common Increlex side effects include:
 
  • Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
  • Reactions at the injection site, such as bruising
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting.
 
(Click Increlex Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Drug Interactions

This medication is unlikely to interact with other medicines (see Increlex Drug Interactions).
 

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

Talk with your child's healthcare provider prior to using Increlex if your child has:
 
  • Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Cancer of any type
  • Diabetes
  • Enlarged tonsils
  • Scoliosis (a curved spine)
  • Had a head injury
  • Finished growing
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if your child is:
   
Make sure to tell your child's healthcare provider about all other medications your child is taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Increlex Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not receive the drug.)
 
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