Mozyme Sepsis Side Effect Reports
The following Mozyme Sepsis side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.
This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Sepsis, can occur, and what you can do about them.
A side effect could appear soon after you start Mozyme or it might take time to develop.
|No Therapeutic Response, Respiratory Failure, Sepsis|
This Sepsis side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED KINGDOM. A patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: glycogen storage disease type ii. The patient was prescribed Mozyme (alglucosidase Alfa) Powder For Solution For Infusion (dosage: 20 Mg/kg, Q2w, Intravenous), which was started on Sep 23, 2008. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Mozyme (alglucosidase Alfa) Powder For Solution For Infusion the consumer reported the following symptoms:
Mozyme Sepsis Causes and Reviews
Sepsis is a serious illness. It happens when your body has an overwhelming immune response to a bacterial infection. The chemicals released into the blood to fight the infection trigger widespread inflammation. This leads to blood clots and leaky blood vessels. They cause poor blood flow, which deprives your body's organs of nutrients and oxygen. In severe cases, one or more organs fail. In the worst cases, blood pressure drops and the heart weakens, leading to septic shock.
Anyone can get Sepsis, but the risk is higher in
- People with weakened immune systems
- Infants and children
- The elderly
- People with chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, AIDS, cancer, and kidney or liver disease
- People suffering from a severe burn or physical trauma
Common symptoms of Sepsis are fever, chills, rapid breathing and heart rate, rash, confusion, and disorientation. Doctors diagnose Sepsis using a blood test to see if the number of white blood cells is abnormal. They also do lab tests that check for signs of infection.
People with Sepsis are usually treated in hospital intensive care units. Doctors try to treat the infection, sustain the vital organs, and prevent a drop in blood pressure. Many patients receive oxygen and intravenous (IV) fluids. Other types of treatment, such as respirators or kidney dialysis, may be necessary. Sometimes, surgery is needed to clear up an infection.
NIH: National Institute of General Medical Sciences
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