Pegaptanib ophthalmic injection Side Effects
Please note - some side effects for Pegaptanib ophthalmic injection may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
Side Effects by Body System - for Healthcare Professionals
Applies to: intraocular solution
Ocular side effects classified as serious have included endophthalmitis, retinal detachment, and iatrogenic traumatic cataract in <1% of patients. Anterior chamber inflammation, blurred vision, cataract, conjunctival hemorrhage, corneal edema, eye discharge, eye irritation, eye pain, hypertension, increased intraocular pressure, ocular discomfort, punctate keratitis, reduced visual acuity, visual disturbance, vitreous floaters, and vitreous opacities have been reported in 10% to 40% of patients. Blepharitis, conjunctivitis, photopsia, and vitreous disorder have been reported in 6% to 10% of patients. Allergic conjunctivitis, conjunctival edema, corneal abrasion, corneal deposits, corneal epithelium disorder, eye inflammation, eye swelling, eyelid irritation, meibomianitis, mydriasis, periorbital hematoma, retinal edema, and vitreous hemorrhage have been reported in 1% to 5% of patients.
Respiratory side effects have included bronchitis (6% to 10%) and pleural effusion (1% to 5%) of patients.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included diarrhea (6% to 10%), nausea (6% to 10%), vomiting (1% to 5%), and dyspepsia (1% to 5%).
Nervous system side effects have included dizziness (6% to 10%), headache (6% to 10%), and hearing loss (1% to 5%).
Musculoskeletal side effects have included arthritis, bone spur, and contusion in 1% to 5% of patients.
Cardiovascular side effects have included carotid artery occlusion, cerebrovascular accident, chest pain, and transient ischemic attack in 1% to 5% of patients.
Dermatologic side effects have included contact dermatitis in 1% to 5% of patients.
Genitourinary side effects have included urinary tract infection (6% to 10%) and urinary retention (1% to 5%).
Metabolic side effects have included diabetes mellitus in 1% to 5% of patients.
Hypersensitivity side effects have rarely included anaphylaxis and/or anaphylactoid reactions, including angioedema. However, causality has not been established.Top
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