What Side Effects Can I Expect With POLLINEX®-R?

As with any medication, people may experience side effects while being treated with POLLINEX®-R. The following side effects may occur during therapy with POLLINEX®-R:

Local reactions at the injection site:

  • swelling
  • itching,
  • pain
  • redness
  • discolouration

Further side effects that can occur are:

  • respiratory disorders (shortness of breath, throat tightness, throat irritation, blocked sinuses, stuffy/blocked nose, runny nose)
  • gastrointestinal disorders (diarrhoea, sickness/feeling of vomiting, abdominal discomfort)
  • skin disorders (itching, hives/nettle rash)
  • eye disorders (eye swelling)
  • general disorders (chest discomfort, chills, body temperature increased).

There is the potential risk of severe allergic reactions up to anaphylactic shock.

Very rare side effects are:

  • severe shortness of breath
  • hives/nettle rash
  • drop in blood pressure
  • cramp-like tightness of respiratory tract
  • collapse
  • allergic shock.

You should contact your doctor immediately in the event of any serious side effect which develops while in your doctor’s office or at any time following the injection.

There is always the possibility that patients may experience side effects that are not listed here. In such cases those patients should see their doctor if they find the side effects to be worrisome.