Laronidase Side Effects
What should I watch for?
Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine.
Visit your doctor 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 MPS I patients to better understand the disease and the treatments. Talk to your doctor about signing up with the registry.
Common and Rare Side Effects
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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:
Abdominal or stomach pain
accumulation of pus
black, tarry stools
blood in urine or stools
fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
loss of appetite
nausea or vomiting
pinpoint red spots on skin
shortness of breath
swollen, red, or tender area of infection
unpleasant breath odor
unusual bleeding or bruising
unusual tiredness or weakness
vomiting of blood
yellow eyes or skin
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:
Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, or discoloration of skin
body aches or pain
burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
difficulty in moving
feeling of pressure
loss of voice
muscle pain or stiffness
pain in joints
swelling of legs and feet
swelling or puffiness of face
varicose or spider veins
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.