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Pegloticase Drug Information

Pegloticase (Krystexxa®) is a prescription drug used to prevent gout attacks in adults. It is approved for people who have not responded well to other gout medications. This medicine is administered intravenously (by IV) by your healthcare provider once every two weeks.
 
Before starting treatment with pegloticase, make sure your healthcare provider has up-to-date information on any other medications you are taking (including nonprescription drugs, vitamins, and supplements). Also, you may not be able to safely use pegloticase if you have certain medical conditions, such as heart problems or certain allergies.
 
Most people tolerate this product well. When side effects do occur, they are generally mild and easily treated. Some of the common side effects reported with pegloticase include nausea, bruising, and itching.
 
(To get more information on this drug, click Pegloticase. This article offers details on the medication's safety and effectiveness, dosing guidelines, clinical effects, and more.)
 

Pegloticase Drug Information

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