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Omontys Side Effects

Generic name: peginesatide

Note: This document contains side effect information about peginesatide. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Omontys.

Applies to peginesatide: injectable solution


Cardiovascular side effects have included hypotension (14.2%), hypertension (13.2%), and procedural hypotension (10.9%).[Ref]


Gastrointestinal side effects have included diarrhea (18.4%), nausea (17.4%), and vomiting (15.3%).[Ref]


General side effects have included pyrexia (12.2%).[Ref]


Immunologic side effects have included the development of peginesatide (the active ingredient contained in Omontys) specific antibodies (1.2%).[Ref]


Metabolic side effects have included hyperkalemia (11.4%).[Ref]


Musculoskeletal side effects have included muscle spasms (15.3%), pain in extremity (10.9%), back pain (10.9%), and arthralgia (10.7%).[Ref]

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included headache (15.4%).[Ref]


Other side effects have included arteriovenous fistula site complication (16.1%).[Ref]


Respiratory side effects have included dyspnea (18.4%), cough (15.9%), and upper respiratory infection (11.0%).[Ref]


Hypersensitivity side effects have included postmarketing reports of serious allergic reactions including fatal reactions (0.02%).


1. "Product Information. Omontys (peginesatide)." Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Lincolnshire, IL.

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Aug 15, 2020.

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