Agalsidase Alfa
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Agalsidase Alfa?

(aye GAL si days AL fa)

• This medicine is used to treat Fabry disease.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Flu-like symptoms while medicine is being given. These include headache, weakness, fever, shakes, aches, pains, and sweating. You may be given medicine before this shot to prevent these symptoms.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

• Flushing.

• High blood pressure during infusion.

• Runny nose.

• Sore throat.

• Swelling.

• Cough.

• Feeling...