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Interactions

SIDE EFFECTS

Clinical experience with ADAGEN® (pegademase bovine) Injection has been limited. The following adverse reactions were reported during clinical trials: headache in one patient and pain at the injection site in two patients.

The following adverse reactions have been identified during post-approval use of ADAGEN® (pegademase bovine) Injection. Because these reactions are reported voluntarily from a very small population, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship to drug exposure.

Hematologic events: hemolytic anemia, auto-immune hemolytic anemia, thrombocythemia, thrombocytopenia and autoimmune thrombocytopenia.

Dermatological events: injection site erythema, urticaria.

Lymphomas

To report SUSPECTED ADVERSE REACTIONS, contact Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc. at 1-888-393-4584 or by email at drugsafety@sigmatau.com or contact the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/safety/medwatch.

Read the Adagen (pegademase bovine) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects

DRUG INTERACTIONS

There are no known drug interactions with ADAGEN® (pegademase bovine) Injection. However, Vidarabine is a substrate for ADA and 2-deoxycoformycin is a potent inhibitor of ADA. Thus, the activities of these drugs and ADAGEN® (pegademase bovine) Injection could be substantially altered if they are used in combination with one another.

Last reviewed on RxList: 6/23/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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