What are the side effects commonly associated with EMFLAZA?

As with any drug, EMFLAZA® (deflazacort) does have a risk of side effects. Please seek treatment immediately and tell your healthcare provider if your child has any of these symptoms or any other side effects.

If you have a medical question regarding the use of EMFLAZA, please ask your healthcare provider.

COMMON SIDE EFFECTS WITH EMFLAZA1

% of patients taking deflazacort 0.9 mg/kg/day at 12 weeks

Facial puffiness or Cushingoid appearance 33%
Central obesity 10%
Weight increased 20%
Common cold 10%
Increased appetite 14%
Irritability 8%
Cough 12%
Runny nose 8%
Frequent daytime urination 12%
Skin redness 8%
Upper respiratory tract infection 12%
Abdominal discomfort 6%
Unwanted hair growth 10%

Please seek treatment immediately
and tell your healthcare provider if you have any of these symptoms or any other side effects.

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1. EMFLAZA (deflazacort) (package insert). South Plainfield, NJ: PTC Therapeutics, Inc.