SIMPONI rheumatoid arthritis is a disease where SIMPONI (or golimumab) is a T N F drug or medicine that is prescribed by the doctors in order to fight infections. SIMPONI is used by the patient suffering from rheumatoid arthritis to decrease or lower the pain, swelling, and stiffness of the joints. Our body is affected with several bacteria, fungi, and viruses that may cause severe infections. Some infections like Tuberculosis (T B) and Histoplasmosis can cause severe fatal effects. Before the consumption of SIMPONI one should have a proper checkup of T B. People are not advised to consume SIMPONI if they have any sort of infections like fever, cough, chills, loss of weight, diarrhea, pain in stomach, breath shortness, fatigue, weakness, breathing problem, and painful skin or rash on your body parts.
Side effects of using SIMPONI
- Using this T N F blocker SIMPONI in children or teenagers can cause several cancers. The children may be prone to have lymphoma or other types of cancer if they consume T N F or SIMPONI. T N F blockers like rituxan (rituximab), orencia (abatacept), actemra (tocilizumab), etc should not be given to a child if he or she has received vaccine or are planning to take vaccine. The users of this T N F blocker medicine like SIMPONI may find reactivation of hepatitis B virus. Patient who are infected with this hepatitis B virus generally show some symptoms like dark urine, feeling of tiredness, yellow eyes and skin, fever, skin rash, problem in stomach, loss of appetite, etc.
- Consuming SIMPONI can cause some heart problem, which may get worse with lack of treatment. The symptoms that may accompany with heart disease are breath shortness, inflammation in the lower legs or feet.
- Using T N F blocker SIMPONI can cause some nerve problem like Guillain Barre or Sclerosis. The symptoms that may accompany are weakness in the legs, change in vision, weakness in arms, and some sort of numbness in body parts.
- Consuming T N F blocker including SIMPONI can cause serious and fatal liver problem. The symptoms in this condition may show tiredness, yellow of skin or eyes, pain in the stomach especially in the right side, fatigue, and vomiting.
- Consuming SIMPONI can be a cause of low blood count in your body. This blood count in your blood cells helps to fight various infections and also aids in bleeding. Some symptoms that can be seen with this low blood count are fever, bleeding, paleness and bruising.
- Lupus also takes place due to the consumption of T N F blocker SIMPONI. The symptoms of this condition are rash in body parts especially in the cheeks, feet and ankle gets swelled, fatigue, weakness, pain in chest, and shortness of breath.
Pregnant woman or lactating or nursing mothers are advised not to use this T N F blocker along with this SIMPONI, because it may increase the risk of getting infection to your baby with in a period of 6 months after getting birth.
Though consuming SIMPONI rheumatoid arthritis helps to treat arthritis but it has several side effects.