Agalsidase Beta
Specialty Drug


AGALSIDASE BETA is used to replace an enzyme that is missing in patients with Fabry disease. It is not a cure. Compare enzyme replacement therapies.

Agalsidase Beta Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse.

There is a registry for patients with Fabry disease. The registry is used to gather information about the disease and its effects. Talk to your health care provider if you would like to join the registry.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Blurred vision

chest pain or discomfort


cough producing mucus

difficulty breathing

difficulty in moving



faintness or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly

feeling unusually cold shivering


hives or welts

irregular heartbeat


joint pain

muscle aching or cramping

muscle pains or stiffness



pounding in the ears

redness of skin

shortness of breath

skin rash

stomach pain


swelling of ankles, feet, and lower legs

swollen joints

tightness in chest

unusual tiredness or weakness


Incidence unknown

Cloudy or bloody urine

decreased cardiac output

difficulty in speaking

double vision

feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings

high blood pressure

inability to move arms, legs, or facial muscles

inability to speak

no blood pressure or pulse

partial loss of hearing

pounding or rapid pulse

problems with muscle control or coordination

sensation of spinning

shakiness and unsteady walk

slow speech

stopping of heart

swelling of face

swelling of the lip or ear

throat tightness



Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More Common

Acid or sour stomach


body aches or pain

body produces substance that can bind to drug making it less effective or cause side effects

burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles" , or tingling feelings



dryness or soreness of throat


feeling sad or empty

fever, not related to infusion





lack of appetite

loss of interest or pleasure


pain or tenderness around eyes and cheekbones

paleness of skin

runny nose

sensation of change in temperature

skeletal pain


stuffy nose; swelling of testes

tender, swollen glands in neck

trouble concentrating

trouble sleeping

trouble in swallowing

voice changes

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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