What are the side effects of Aldurazyme?

Like most medications, Aldurazyme may cause certain side effects in some people. In rare cases, Aldurazyme may cause a severe allergic reaction that leads to difficulty breathing, swelling in the face or throat, and hives. This reaction can be fatal in some cases, so get medical attention right away if you develop those symptoms. Other people may have a reaction to the injection or infusion process used to give Aldurazyme. Tell your doctor right away if you develop symptoms like warmth or tingling in your skin, itchiness or rash, headache, or difficulty breathing during the infusion process. Other serious side effects of Aldurazyme may include:

  • chest pain
  • fever
  • rapid breathing
  • vision changes
  • swelling
  • irregular heartbeat

More common side effects of Aldurazyme may include mild headache, flushing, or mild pain or redness at the injection site. Other side effects may be possible, so talk to your doctor if any new or unusual symptoms develop while taking Aldurazyme.

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