What are the possible side effects of aflibercept (Zaltrap)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- feeling light-headed or short of breath, trouble concentrating;
- bloody or tarry stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds;
- easy bruising, unusual bleeding (nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum), purple or red pinpoint spots under your skin;
- any bleeding that will not stop;
- any wound that will not heal;
- severe or ongoing vomiting or diarrhea;
- feeling very thirsty or hot, being unable to urinate, heavy sweating, or hot and dry skin;
- chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, general ill feeling;
- sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body;
- sudden severe headache, confusion, change in mental status, problems with speech or balance, vision loss, seizure (convulsions);
- fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms, sores in your mouth and throat;
- pain or burning when you urinate;
- rectal pain, foul-smelling vaginal discharge, pain or swelling in your lower stomach, problems with urination or bowel movements;
- puffy eyes, swelling in your ankles or feet, weight gain, urine that looks foamy; or
- dangerously high blood pressure (severe headache, blurred vision, buzzing in your ears, anxiety, confusion, chest pain, shortness of breath, uneven heartbeats, seizure).
Less serious side effects may include:
- stomach pain, mild diarrhea;
- loss of appetite, weight loss;
- mild headache;
- feeling tired; or
- hoarse voice.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.