How it works
Common side effects
- 1 variant(s)
- Consult your ophthalmologist immediately if the eye becomes red, sensitive to light, painful or develops a change in vision.
- Patients should not drive or use machines immediately after receiving pegaptanib intravitreal injection which may influence the driving ability.
- Before taking pegaptanib, inform you doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breast-feeding.
Frequently asked questions
Q.What is pegaptanib sodium?
Pegaptanib injection belongs to a class of medications called vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) antagonists. Pegaptanib is mainly used for the treatment of exudative (wet) neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD, a disease of the eye that affects vision).