Firazyr Side Effects

Generic Name: icatibant

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of icatibant. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Firazyr.

Not all side effects for Firazyr may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

For the Consumer

Applies to icatibant: subcutaneous solution

In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by icatibant (the active ingredient contained in Firazyr). In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.

You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur when taking icatibant:

Less common
  • Fever

Some of the side effects that can occur with icatibant may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:

More common
  • Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of the skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the injection site
Less common
  • Dizziness
Incidence not known
  • Headache
  • nausea
  • rash

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to icatibant: subcutaneous solution

Local

Local side effects have included injection site reactions such as bruising, hematoma, burning, erythema, hypoesthesia, irritation, numbness, edema, pain, and pressure sensation. Also reported were injection site pruritus, swelling, urticaria, and warmth.

General

General side effects have included pyrexia.

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included dizziness and headache.

Gastrointestinal

Gastrointestinal site effects have included nausea.

Dermatologic

Dermatologic side effects have included rash.

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