What to expect on treatment
As with any medication, it is important to familiarize yourself with the benefits and risks so you know what to expect from your treatment and can work closely with your doctor to address any concerns.
Here is some important information for you to know about. Treatment with SIGNIFOR LAR may lead to:
High blood sugar, also known as hyperglycemia, which may cause excessive thirst, high urine output, increased appetite with weight loss, or tiredness
Slow heart rate, also known as bradycardia, or electrical system problem (QT prolongation), both of which may cause weakness, dizziness or fainting
Elevation in liver enzymes, which your doctor may want to test
Gallstones, also known as cholelithiasis, which may require an ultrasound
Low cortisol, also known as hypocortisolism, which may cause weakness, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, low blood pressure, a low level of sodium in the blood or low blood sugar