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Firazyr

Generic Name: icatibant (eye KAT i bant)
Brand Names: Firazyr
Firazyr (icatibant) is used to treat hereditary angioedema. Includes Firazyr side effects, interactions and indications.
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Drug Information:
Firazyr (icatibant) is used to treat attacks of hereditary angioedema (an immune system disorder) in adults. Firazyr is not a cure for hereditary angioedema. Firazyr may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. You should not use Firazyr if you are allergic to icatibant. To make sure you can safely use this medicine, tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, if you use heart or blood pressure medications, and if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Get emergency medical help if you have any swelling of your tongue or throat during an angioedema attack. Learn more

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Firazyr Side Effects

Note: This document contains side effect information about icatibant. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Firazyr.

In Summary

Common side effects of Firazyr include: hematoma at injection site, injection site reaction, urticaria at injection site, bruising at injection site, burning sensation at injection site, erythema at injection site, irritation at injection site, pain at injection site, and swelling at injection site. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.

For the Consumer

Applies to icatibant: subcutaneous solution

Along with its needed effects, icatibant (the active ingredient contained in Firazyr) 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 while taking icatibant:

Less common

  • Fever

Some side effects of icatibant 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

  • Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of the skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the injection site

Less common

  • Dizziness

Incidence not known

  • Headache
  • nausea
  • rash

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to icatibant: subcutaneous solution

General

The most common adverse reactions were injection site reactions, pyrexia, transaminase increased, dizziness, and rash.

Local

Injection site reaction includes bruising, hematoma, burning, erythema, hypoesthesia, irritation, numbness, edema, pain, pressure sensation, pruritus, swelling, urticaria, or warmth at the site of injection.

Very common (10% or more): Injection site reaction (97%)

Dermatologic

Common (1% to 10%): Rash, pruritus, erythema

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Generalized urticaria

Respiratory

Common (1% to 10%): Nasopharyngitis, nasal congestion

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Pharyngitis, asthma, cough

Gastrointestinal

Common (1% to 10%): Gastroenteritis, nausea

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Vomiting

Nervous system

Common (1% to 10%): Dizziness, headache

Other

Common (1% to 10%): Pyrexia

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Asthenia, fatigue, contusion

Hepatic

Common (1% to 10%): Transaminase increased

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Liver function test abnormal

Hematologic

Common (1% to 10%): Prothrombin time prolonged

Renal

Common (1% to 10%): Blood creatinine phosphokinase increased

Metabolic

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Weight increased, blood glucose increased, hyperuricemia, hyperglycemia

Immunologic

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Herpes zoster

Frequency not reported: Anti-icatibant (the active ingredient contained in Firazyr) antibodies

Cardiovascular

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Hot flush

Genitourinary

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Proteinuria

Musculoskeletal

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Muscle spasm

Editorial References and Review

Medically reviewed by USARx EDITORIAL TEAM Last updated on 1/1/2020.

Source: Drugs.com Firazyr (www.drugs.com/firazyr.html).