Ustekinumab injection may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:
- runny, stuffed nose, or sneezing
- redness or irritation at the injection site
- joint pain
Some side effects can be serious. If you experience any of these symptoms or those listed in the SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS section, call your doctor immediately:
- vision changes
- feeling faint
- swelling of the face, eyelids, tongue, or throat
- difficulty breathing
- tightness in the chest or throat
Ustekinumab injection may increase the risk that you will develop cancer. Talk to your doctor about the risks of using this medication.
Ustekinumab injection may cause other side effects. Call your doctor if you have any unusual problems while using this medication.