Agalsidase Beta (By injection)
Treats Fabry disease.
Uses of This Medicine
Agalsidase beta is used to treat Fabry disease which is an inherited disease caused by the lack of an enzyme called alpha-galactosidase A, in the body. This enzyme is necessary for your body.
Agalsidase beta is available only with your doctor’s prescription.
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How To Use
Your doctor will prescribe your dose and schedule. This medicine is given through a needle placed in a vein.
A nurse or other health provider will give you this medicine.
Missed dose: You must use this medicine on a fixed schedule. Call your doctor or pharmacist if you miss a dose.
Drugs and Foods to Avoid
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
When Not To Use
This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to agalsidase.
Possible side effects
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Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Chest pain, fast or uneven heartbeat, trouble breathing, dizziness
Fever or chills, or feeling cold
Rash on your body, or redness, pain, or swelling where the IV is given
Pain in your arms or legs
If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
Ringing in your ears
If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
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