Icatibant Side Effects

Some side effects of icatibant may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

For the Consumer

Applies to icatibant: subcutaneous solution

Along with its needed effects, icatibant may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking icatibant:

Less common
  • Fever

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

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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