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Like most medicines, Vyepti can cause mild or severe side effects. This section describes some of the more common side effects that Vyepti can cause. It does not cover all possible side effects.

Keep in mind that the side effects of a medicine can depend on:

Your doctor or pharmacist can tell you more about the potential side effects of Vyepti. And they may be able to suggest ways to help reduce side effects.

You can also check this article for more information about Vyepti side effects.

Mild side effects

Mild side effects of Vyepti that have been reported include:

*For more information on this side effect, see the “Side Effects Focus” section below.

To learn about other mild side effects this medicine may cause, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or read the prescribing information for Vyepti.

Mild side effects of many medications can disappear within days to weeks. But if they become bothersome, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Serious side effects

Serious side effects from Vyepti can occur, but they are not common. If you have serious side effects from Vyepti, call your doctor right away. But if you think you have a medical emergency, you should call 911 or your local emergency number.

A serious side effect of Vyepti that has been reported is:

*For more information on this side effect, see the “Side Effects Focus” section below.

Focus on side effects

Learn more about some of the side effects Vyepti can cause.

Cold-like symptoms

Cold-like symptoms are common with Vyepti. You may have a sore throat or stuffy nose after receiving Vyepti. In studies of the drug, cold-like symptoms were mild to moderate.

What might help

If you experience cold symptoms during treatment with Vyepti that become bothersome, tell your doctor. They can suggest remedies to help soothe your throat or clear your nose.

Here are some tips that can help you avoid catching a cold after a Vyepti infusion:

  • Wash your hands often.
  • Avoid touching your face with unwashed hands.
  • Keep your distance from sick people.

These measures can also help avoid giving others a cold. If you feel sick, you may need to stay home.

Allergic reaction

Some people may have an allergic reaction to Vyepti.

Symptoms of a mild allergic reaction may include:

These symptoms occurred during or shortly after Vyepti infusions. Most people had mild to moderate symptoms that disappeared after a day or two.

A more serious allergic reaction is rare but possible. Symptoms of a severe allergic reaction can include swelling under the skin, usually on the eyelids, lips, hands or feet. They can also include swelling of the tongue, mouth, or throat, which can lead to difficulty breathing.

Call your doctor right away if you have an allergic reaction to Vyepti. But if you think you have a medical emergency, call 911 or your local emergency number.

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