Omontys Side Effects
Generic Name: peginesatide
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug peginesatide. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Omontys.
It is possible that some side effects of Omontys may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.
For the Consumer
Applies to peginesatide: injection solution
As well as its needed effects, peginesatide (the active ingredient contained in Omontys) may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.
If any of the following side effects occur while taking peginesatide, check with your doctor immediately:More common
- Abdominal or stomach pain
- blurred vision
- body aches or pain
- difficulty with breathing
- dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
- ear congestion
- irregular heartbeat
- loss of voice
- nasal congestion
- nausea or vomiting
- numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
- pounding in the ears
- runny nose
- shortness of breath
- slow or fast heartbeat
- sore throat
- unusual tiredness or weakness
- weakness or heaviness of the legs
- Back pain
- chest tightness
- difficulty with swallowing
- puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
- skin rash
- trouble breathing
Some peginesatide side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:More common
- difficulty with moving
- muscle pain or stiffness
- muscle spasms
- pain in the arms or legs
- pain in the joints
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to peginesatide: injectable solution
Cardiovascular side effects have included hypotension (14.2%), hypertension (13.2%), and procedural hypotension (10.9%).
Gastrointestinal side effects have included diarrhea (18.4%), nausea (17.4%), and vomiting (15.3%).
General side effects have included pyrexia (12.2%).
Immunologic side effects have included the development of peginesatide (the active ingredient contained in Omontys) specific antibodies (1.2%).
Metabolic side effects have included hyperkalemia (11.4%).
Musculoskeletal side effects have included muscle spasms (15.3%), pain in extremity (10.9%), back pain (10.9%), and arthralgia (10.7%).
Nervous system side effects have included headache (15.4%).
Other side effects have included arteriovenous fistula site complication (16.1%).
Respiratory side effects have included dyspnea (18.4%), cough (15.9%), and upper respiratory infection (11.0%).
Hypersensitivity side effects have included postmarketing reports of serious allergic reactions including fatal reactions (0.02%).
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