Laronidase
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Laronidase?

(lair OH ni days)

• This medicine is used to treat mucopolysaccharidosis I.

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?

• Fever, chills, itching, hives, chest pain or pressure, or shortness of breath during infusion.

• Short-term discomfort after use.

• Lung infection.

• Headache.

• Irritation where the shot is given.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever;...

 
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