Omontys Side Effects

Serious Side Effects

Some side effects of Omontys are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
 
    • Difficulty breathing
    • Swelling or water weight gain
    • Cough
 
  • An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia) or a sudden loss in heart function (cardiac arrest)
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Blood clots
  • Increased growth of cancers
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
 
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling
    • Difficulty breathing.
 
Serious reactions seem to be more common if Omontys therapy is too aggressive. Omontys should be dosed using a specific target for hemoglobin levels (a measure of anemia). The target hemoglobin level is 12 g/dL, and the target should be achieved gradually. If a higher hemoglobin target is used, or if hemoglobin is raised too quickly, serious side effects are more likely to occur.
 

Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the side effects listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have problems with a medicine that you have never tried.
 
Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects while using Omontys or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be related to the medication, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
 

Omontys Medication Information

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