Does Ocrevus cause hair loss? Hair loss is not a side effect of Ocrevus and was not seen during clinical trials. However, some other medications used to treat MS, such as methotrexate (Trexall) or azathioprine (Imuran), may cause hair loss.
Does MS cause your hair to fall out? Hair loss is not a symptom of MS, but could be related as a side effect of a medication, or due to the stress of an MS diagnosis. The majority of hair loss or thinning is temporary, and does not require treatment.
Is weight gain a side effect of Ocrevus? No, weight gain hasn’t been reported as a side effect in people taking Ocrevus. However, in clinical trials, some people taking Ocrevus for primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) reported swelling in their arms and legs.
What are the most common side effects of Ocrevus?
- upper respiratory tract infections,
- infusion reactions (itching, rash, hives, redness, bronchospasm, swollen and sore throat, mouth pain, shortness of breath, flushing, hypotension, fever, fatigue, headache, dizziness, nausea, and fast heart rate),
- skin infections,