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Tecfidera Side Effects

Serious Side Effects

Some side effects of Tecfidera should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling, especially of the mouth, lips, or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing
 
  • Signs of an infection, such as:
    • Fever
    • Chills
    • Body aches
    • Nausea and vomiting
    • Painful urination
    • Cough
    • A sore throat
 
  • Severe or persistent nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
  • Severe or persistent flushing.
 

Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the side effects listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have problems with a medicine that you have never tried.
 
Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any adverse reactions while using the drug or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be a side effect of Tecfidera, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
 
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