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

(peg AP ta nib)

• This medicine is used to treat macular degeneration.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have glaucoma, talk with healthcare provider.

• 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?

• Increased eye pressure.

• Eye infection.

• Eye irritation.

• Blurred vision. Use caution when driving or doing other tasks that require you to have clear vision.

• Severe allergic reactions can rarely occur.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

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

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