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Drug Interactions

Peginesatide is unlikely to react with other medications (see Drug Interactions With Peginesatide).

What If I Overdose on This Medication?

An overdose of this medication can cause serious problems, such as dangerously high blood pressure (hypertension).
(Click Omontys Overdose for more information.)

Storage Information

Peginesatide should be stored under refrigeration. Do not freeze this medicine, and do not use any peginesatide that has been frozen.
Peginesatide single-use vials and prefilled syringes can be kept outside of the refrigerator, if necessary, for up to 30 days at up to 77°F. Because the single-use vials and prefilled syringes do not contain any preservatives, you should not save any of the solution left over from an injection.
Peginesatide multi-dose vials must be stored under refrigeration and must be discarded 28 days after being opened.
Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Peginesatide?

If you do not receive your peginesatide dose as scheduled, contact your healthcare provider. Depending on how much time has passed (as well as other factors, such as your latest blood tests), your healthcare provider will give you further instructions.

Who Makes This Medication?

Peginesatide is jointly marketed by Affymax, Inc., and Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc.

Is There a Generic Version?

This medication is not available in generic form (see Generic Omontys).

Peginesatide Drug Information

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