Nesiritide Side Effects
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on June 15, 2020.
Commonly reported side effects of nesiritide include: asymptomatic hypotension, hypotension, symptomatic hypotension, and increased serum creatinine. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.
For the Consumer
Applies to nesiritide: parenteral powder for injection
Side effects include:
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to nesiritide: intravenous powder for injection
The most frequently reported side effects were hypotension, headache, nausea, renal impairment, and back pain.[Ref]
Very common (10% or more): Hypotension (12%)[Ref]
Very common (10% or more): GFR decreased (up to 31.4%), serum creatinine increased (up to 28%)[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Back pain[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Nausea[Ref]
Postmarketing reports: Infusion site extravasation[Ref]
Postmarketing reports: Hypersensitivity reaction[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Natrecore (nesiritide)" Scios Inc, Sunnyvale, CA.
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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.