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Pegasys (Peginterferon Alfa-2A) - Life Threatening Events - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Life Threatening Events (116)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Pegasys (Peginterferon Alfa-2A) life threatening events. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

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Possible Pegasys side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Mexico on 2012-08-24

Patient: female, weighing 58.5 kg (128.7 pounds)

Reactions: Anaemia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Copegus
    Dosage: 600 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-08-31
    End date: 2011-11-13

Copegus
    Dosage: 1000 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-05-30
    End date: 2011-06-30

Copegus
    Dosage: 600 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-07-01
    End date: 2011-08-22

Copegus
    Dosage: unk mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-08-23
    End date: 2011-08-30

Pegasys
    Dosage: 135 a?g, weekly
    Start date: 2011-11-07
    End date: 2011-11-07

Pegasys
    Dosage: 135 a?g, weekly
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-07-01
    End date: 2011-10-31

Pegasys
    Dosage: 180 a?g, weekly
    Start date: 2011-05-30
    End date: 2011-06-30

Pegasys
    Dosage: 90 a?g, weekly
    Start date: 2011-11-01
    End date: 2011-11-06

VX-950
    Dosage: 1125 mg, qd
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-05-30
    End date: 2011-08-22

Other drugs received by patient: Erythropoetin; Valsartan; Erythropoetin; Nimodipine; Erythropoetin; Troxerutin; Coumarin; Acetaminophen



Possible Pegasys side effects in male

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-08-24

Patient: male, weighing 65.0 kg (143.0 pounds)

Reactions: Pancreatitis Acute, Pancreatic Necrosis

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Copegus
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-10-27
    End date: 2012-01-23

Dedrogyl
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2011-10-27
    End date: 2011-12-08

Incivek
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-10-27
    End date: 2012-01-23

Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-10-27
    End date: 2012-01-23

Other drugs received by patient: Neorecormon



Possible Pegasys side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient:

Reactions: Death, Inappropriate Schedule of Drug Administration, Underdose

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys

Rebetol
    Administration route: Oral

Victrelis
    Dosage: 200 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-04-04



Possible Pegasys side effects in 49 year old male

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from France on 2012-08-22

Patient: 49 year old male, weighing 96.0 kg (211.2 pounds)

Reactions: Vomiting, General Physical Health Deterioration, Pyrexia, Multi-Organ Failure, Neutropenia, Asthenia, Septic Shock, Leukopenia, Infectious Peritonitis

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Boceprevir
    Dosage: 800 mg, tid
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-05-29
    End date: 2012-06-06

Copegus
    Dosage: 1200 mg, qd
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-04-30
    End date: 2012-06-06

Pegasys
    Dosage: 180 ?g, qw
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-04-30
    End date: 2012-06-06

Other drugs received by patient: Vitamin D; Aldactone; Ixel; Neupogen; Delursan; Abilify; Lasix; Revolade



Possible Pegasys side effects in 61 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient: 61 year old male, weighing 61.2 kg (134.7 pounds)

Reactions: Chills, Rash, Headache, Disorientation, Incoherent, Feeling Jittery, NO Therapeutic Response, Dizziness

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Incivek
    Indication: Hepatitis C

Pegasys

Ribasphere



Possible Pegasys side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-17

Patient: male, weighing 65.4 kg (143.8 pounds)

Reactions: Renal Failure

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Incivek
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-07-13
    End date: 2012-07-19

Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-07-13
    End date: 2012-07-19

Ribavirin
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-07-13
    End date: 2012-07-19

Other drugs received by patient: Zantac; Lisinopril; Ramipril



Possible Pegasys side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-15

Patient: female, weighing 93.9 kg (206.5 pounds)

Reactions: Subarachnoid Haemorrhage, Intraventricular Haemorrhage, Concomitant Disease Progression

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Blinded Alisporivir
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-01-20
    End date: 2012-01-29

Copegus
    Dosage: 3 dosage form
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-01-20
    End date: 2012-01-29

Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-01-20
    End date: 2012-01-27

Other drugs received by patient: Acetaminophen; Ascorbic Acid; Clonazepam; Naproxen; Lisinopril; Calcium



Possible Pegasys side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-15

Patient:

Reactions: Death, Inappropriate Schedule of Drug Administration, Underdose

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys

Rebetol
    Administration route: Oral

Victrelis
    Dosage: 200 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-04-04



Possible Pegasys side effects in 50 year old male

Reported by a physician from Lithuania on 2012-08-13

Patient: 50 year old male, weighing 70.0 kg (154.0 pounds)

Reactions: Bronchial Carcinoma

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Copegus
    Dosage: film-coated tablet
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-02-17
    End date: 2011-09-29

Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-02-17
    End date: 2011-09-29

Other drugs received by patient: Citalopram



Possible Pegasys side effects in 50 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-10

Patient: 50 year old male, weighing 99.3 kg (218.5 pounds)

Reactions: Febrile Neutropenia, Pancytopenia, Aplastic Anaemia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Incivek
    Dosage: 2 tab tid po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-02-02
    End date: 2012-04-12

Pegasys
    Dosage: 180mcg/1200mg sq weekly/po daily other
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-02-02
    End date: 2012-04-12



Possible Pegasys side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Germany on 2012-08-10

Patient:

Reactions: Bronchitis Bacterial, Anaemia, Pancytopenia, Myocardial Infarction, Acute Myocardial Infarction

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Copegus
    Dosage: 400-800 mg
    Administration route: Oral

Pegasys

Victrelis
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Doxycycline HCL



Possible Pegasys side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Lithuania on 2012-08-09

Patient: male, weighing 70.0 kg (154.0 pounds)

Reactions: Bronchial Carcinoma

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Copegus
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-02-17
    End date: 2011-09-29

Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-02-17
    End date: 2011-09-29

Other drugs received by patient: Citalopramum



Possible Pegasys side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Spain on 2012-08-09

Patient: female, weighing 62.2 kg (136.8 pounds)

Reactions: Multi-Organ Failure, Cellulitis, Renal Failure, Septic Shock

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Blinded Alisporivir
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-07-19
    End date: 2012-03-15

Copegus
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-07-19
    End date: 2012-03-13

Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-07-19
    End date: 2012-03-15



Possible Pegasys side effects in female

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-08-08

Patient: female, weighing 149.7 kg (329.3 pounds)

Reactions: Myocardial Infarction

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys
    Dosage: 180mcg weekly sq
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-06-23
    End date: 2012-07-14

Ribavirin
    Dosage: 600mg bid po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-06-23
    End date: 2012-07-14



Possible Pegasys side effects in male

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from United States on 2012-08-08

Patient: male, weighing 148.0 kg (325.6 pounds)

Reactions: Chromatopsia, Loss of Consciousness

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Incivek
    Dosage: 2 tablets 3 times a day 7 to 9 hours apart
    Indication: HIV Infection

Pegasys
    Dosage: 1 a week
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-01-12

Ribavirin
    Dosage: twice a day
    Indication: HIV Infection
    End date: 2012-03-12



Possible Pegasys side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Spain on 2012-08-06

Patient: male, weighing 69.0 kg (151.8 pounds)

Reactions: Cholelithiasis, Pancreatitis, Platelet Count Decreased, Leukopenia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
BI 201335 (Hcv Protease Inhibitor)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-11-16
    End date: 2012-03-08

Copegus
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-11-16
    End date: 2012-03-08

Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-11-16
    End date: 2012-03-08

Other drugs received by patient: Enalapril Maleate; Simvastatin



Possible Pegasys side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-03

Patient: female, weighing 66.7 kg (146.7 pounds)

Reactions: Psychotic Disorder, Syncope, Overdose, Paranoia, Anaemia, Suicide Attempt, Neutropenia, Pneumonitis

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Copegus
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2010-09-13
    End date: 2011-01-03

Pegasys
    Dosage: overdose
    Indication: Hepatitis C

Pegasys
    Start date: 2010-09-13
    End date: 2011-01-03

Other drugs received by patient: Flexeril; Cymbalta; Temazepam; Invega; Omeprazole; Klonopin; Gabapentin; Oxycodone HCL



Possible Pegasys side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from China on 2012-08-03

Patient: male

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys



Possible Pegasys side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Canada on 2012-08-02

Patient:

Reactions: Confusional State, Anaemia, Ketoacidosis, Ascites, Loss of Consciousness, Haemoglobin Decreased, Multi-Organ Failure, Renal Failure, Platelet Count Decreased, Septic Shock, Blood Glucose Increased

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys
    Dosage: 180 ?g, qw
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-11-07
    End date: 2012-03-13

Ribavirin
    Dosage: 1000 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-11-07
    End date: 2012-03-13

Victrelis
    Dosage: 800 mg, q8h
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-12-05
    End date: 2012-03-13

Other drugs received by patient: Glyburide; Metformin Hydrochloride; Eprex; Nadolol; Diazepam; Spironolactone; Lasix



Possible Pegasys side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-07-31

Patient:

Reactions: Rhabdomyolysis, Anaemia, Hepatic Failure, Lactic Acidosis, Factor V Deficiency, Multi-Organ Failure, Renal Failure, Escherichia Test Positive, Thrombocytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Copegus
    Administration route: Oral

Janumet
    Administration route: Oral

Pegasys

Telaprevir
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Pegasys side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-07-27

Patient: male

Reactions: Syncope, Bradycardia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Copegus
    Dosage: restarted

Copegus
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-03-08
    End date: 2012-06-22

Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-03-08
    End date: 2012-06-20

Pegasys
    Dosage: restarted

Other drugs received by patient: Topamax; Benicar



Possible Pegasys side effects in 35 year old male

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-07-24

Patient: 35 year old male

Reactions: Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Copegus
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-04-28
    End date: 2012-03-29

Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-04-28
    End date: 2012-03-22

Tg4040 (Mva-Hcv)
    Dosage: 10e7 pfu once weekly for 6 weeks plus 7 tg4040 injections every 4 weeks
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-02-03
    End date: 2011-09-22

Other drugs received by patient: Acyclovir; Methadone HCL; Acetaminophen



Possible Pegasys side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-20

Patient:

Reactions: Blood Potassium Abnormal, Pneumonia, Bronchitis

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys
    Dosage: 180 microgram, qw
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-03-19

Ribasphere
    Dosage: 100 mg daily divided bid
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-03-19

Victrelis
    Dosage: 800 mg, tid
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-03-19

Other drugs received by patient: Chlorthalidone; Vitamins (Unspecified); Gabapentin; Aspirin; Calcium (Unspecified) (+) Vitamins (Unspecified); Cymbalta; Lansoprazole; Potassium (Unspecified); Atenolol



Possible Pegasys side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-07-20

Patient: female, weighing 57.0 kg (125.4 pounds)

Reactions: Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia, Multi-Organ Failure, Interstitial Lung Disease

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys
    Start date: 2011-12-22
    End date: 2012-02-17

Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-03-11
    End date: 2011-04-01

Pegasys
    Start date: 2012-03-02
    End date: 2012-03-02

Pegasys
    Start date: 2011-04-28
    End date: 2011-09-16

Pegasys
    Start date: 2011-09-30
    End date: 2011-10-14

Pegasys
    Start date: 2011-04-15
    End date: 2011-04-15

Pegasys
    Start date: 2011-10-28
    End date: 2011-12-09

Other drugs received by patient: Neophagen; Nicotinamide; Promacta; Clinoril; Urso 250; Candesartan Cilexetil; Meilax; Famotidine; Neophagen; Amlodipine; Manidipine Hydrochloride



Possible Pegasys side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-07-19

Patient: male, weighing 73.0 kg (160.6 pounds)

Reactions: Germ Cell Cancer

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Copegus
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-10-20
    End date: 2012-03-03

Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-10-19
    End date: 2012-03-03

Other drugs received by patient: Methadone HCL



Possible Pegasys side effects in female

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from United States on 2012-07-19

Patient: female, weighing 56.7 kg (124.7 pounds)

Reactions: Adverse Event

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Incivek
    Dosage: 2 tablets 7-9 hrs apart

Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-09-03
    End date: 2012-05-13

Pegasys
    Indication: Disease Recurrence
    Start date: 2011-09-03
    End date: 2012-05-13

Ribavirin
    Dosage: (6) a day

Victrelis
    Dosage: 12 a day



Possible Pegasys side effects in male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-07-17

Patient: male, weighing 129.3 kg (284.4 pounds)

Reactions: Dehydration, Depression, Treatment Noncompliance, Suicidal Ideation, Influenza Like Illness

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys
    Dosage: 180 mcg every week sq
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-10-03
    End date: 2011-11-28

Ribavirin
    Dosage: 600mg qam + pm every day po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-10-03
    End date: 2011-11-28

Other drugs received by patient: Vitamin B Complex CAP; Methadone Hydrochloride; Metformin Hydrochloride; Prilosec; Prozac; Fish OIL; Multi-Vitamin; Incivek; Lyrica; Lisinopril and Hydrochlorothiazide; Xanax; Vitamin B-12; Vistaril; Glyburide



Possible Pegasys side effects in male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-07-17

Patient: male, weighing 116.0 kg (255.2 pounds)

Reactions: Homicidal Ideation, Suicidal Ideation

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys
    Dosage: 180 mcg weekly sq
    Start date: 2012-01-12
    End date: 2012-07-01

Ribavirin
    Dosage: 600mg bid po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-01-12
    End date: 2012-07-01

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Temazepam; Percocet; Incivek; Xanax



Possible Pegasys side effects in 54 year old male

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-07-16

Patient: 54 year old male, weighing 60.0 kg (132.0 pounds)

Reactions: Cellulitis, Bone Marrow Failure, Neutropenia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Boceprevir
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-02-20
    End date: 2012-04-12

Copegus
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-01-23
    End date: 2012-04-12

Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-01-23
    End date: 2012-04-12

Other drugs received by patient: Rekawan; Sumatriptan; Omeprazole; Dekristol; L-Polamidon



Possible Pegasys side effects in male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-07-11

Patient: male, weighing 107.0 kg (235.4 pounds)

Reactions: Condition Aggravated, Depression, Treatment Noncompliance, Suicidal Ideation

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys
    Dosage: 180 mcg weekly sub-q
    Start date: 2012-05-10

Ribasphere
    Dosage: 600mg bid po
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-05-10

Ribasphere



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