Side effect(s) of Agalsidase

Review the side-effects of Agalsidase as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

   Most Common
- Chills, fever, feeling hot or cold, difficulty in breathing, nausea, swelling of the face, mouth, and throat, flushing, headache, vomiting, tingling, fatigue, itching, pain in extremity, high blood pressure, chest pain, throat tightness, abdominal pain, dizziness, fast heart rate, nasal congestion, diarrhea, muscle pain, back pain, pallor, slow heart rate, hives, low blood pressure, face swelling, rash, and drowsiness.

- Upper respiratory tract infection and fungal infection.

   Central Nervous System
- Anxiety and depression.

- Cough, difficulty in breathing and wheezing.

Other Precautions :

Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Agalsidase

Agalsidase is prescribed for treating patients with Fabry disease; a rare genetic disorder occurs due to a deficiency of alpha-galactosidase-A (an enzyme responsible for breaking down fat).

Trade Names for Agalsidase

International :

Fabrazyme, Replagal