Important Safety Information
may not be right for everyone. NESINA can cause serious side effects.
Do not take NESINA if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.
Stop taking NESINA and contact your doctor or go to the nearest hospital emergency room right away if you experience swelling of your face, lips, throat, or other areas on your skin, difficulty swallowing or breathing, raised red areas on your skin (hives), skin rash, itching, flaking, or peeling, as these may be symptoms of a serious allergic reaction.
Inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis), which may be severe, can happen to people taking NESINA. Tell your doctor if you have ever had pancreatitis, stones in your gallbladder (gallstones), a history of alcoholism, kidney problems, or liver problems. Stop taking NESINA and call your doctor right away if you have pain in your stomach area (abdomen) that is severe and will not go away. The pain may be felt going from your abdomen through to your back. The pain may happen with or without vomiting. These may be symptoms of pancreatitis.
NESINA may cause liver problems. Call your doctor right away if you experience nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, unusual or unexplained tiredness, loss of appetite, dark urine, or yellowing of your skin or eyes.
If you take NESINA with another medicine that can cause low blood sugar, such as a sulfonylurea or insulin, your risk of getting low blood sugar is higher. The dose of your sulfonylurea medicine or insulin may need to be lowered while you take NESINA. If you have symptoms of low blood sugar, you should check your blood sugar and treat if low, and then call your doctor. Signs and symptoms of low blood sugar include shaking or feeling jittery, sweating, fast heartbeat, change in vision, hunger, headache, change in mood, confusion, or dizziness.
Before taking NESINA, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning to breastfeed. It is not known if NESINA can harm an unborn baby, or if it passes into breast milk.
The most common side effects of NESINA were stuffy or runny nose and sore throat (4.4%), headache (4.2%), and cold-like symptoms (upper respiratory tract infection; 4.2%).
Tell your doctor about all the medicines, vitamins, and supplements you take.
Talk to your doctor or healthcare professional. Please see full Prescribing Information, including Medication Guide for NESINA.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.