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Side effect(s) of Pegvaliase-pqpz

Read the side effects of Pegvaliase-pqpz as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, pain in the stomach, loose stools

Nervous system: Headache, dizziness, anxiety or nervousness

Respiratory system: Throat pain, cough, stuffy nose

Skin: Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, discoloration), dry skin, rashes, dermatitis, pruritus, hair loss

Musculoskeletal: Back pain, neck pain, pain in the extremities, muscle stiffness, joint pain or swelling, stiffness of the joints



Other Precautions :  If a dose is missed, the patients should be instructed to take the next dose at the next scheduled time and not to take double the dose.

Before injecting pegvaliase-pqpz, it is necessary to allow the injection to come to room temperature for at least 30 minutes; however, do not heat in a microwave oven or put in boiling water with the intention of warming the injection.

Never inject pegvaliase-pqpz into scars, moles, birthmarks, and areas of red, tender, bruised, inflamed or tattooed skin.

Drug Name : Pegvaliase-pqpz

Pegvaliase-pqpz generic Pegvaliase-pqpz is a phenylalanine-metabolizing enzyme prescribed for treating adult patients suffering from phenylketonuria (a rare inherited disorder); it acts by decreasing the high concentrations of phenylalanine in the blood. Pegvaliase-pqpz is recommended mainly for phenylketonuria patients who show uncontrolled phenylalanine concentrations in blood (i.e., more than 600 micromol/L).
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