Pegademase Bovine (By injection)
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Uses of This Medicine
Pegademase is to be given only by or under the supervision of your doctor.
Other uses (PubMed Health)
How To Use
Take your medicine as directed. Your dose may need to be changed several times to find what works best for you.
A nurse or other health provider will give you this medicine.
You may be taught how to give your medicine at home. Make sure you understand all instructions before giving yourself an injection. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
Use a new needle and syringe each time you inject your medicine.
If a dose is missed:
Call your doctor or pharmacist for instructions.
How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:
If you store this medicine at home, keep it in the refrigerator. Do not freeze.
Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.
Throw away used needles in a hard, closed container that the needles cannot poke through. Keep this container away from children and pets.
Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of any leftover medicine, containers, and other supplies. Throw away old medicine after the expiration date has passed.
Drugs and Foods to Avoid
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
When Not To Use
You or your child should not use this medicine if you or your child has had an allergic reaction to pegademase bovine or to any product made from a cow. Do not use this medicine if you or your child has certain bleeding disorders (such as severe thrombocytopenia).
Avoid people who are sick or have infections.
Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.
Possible side effects
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Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Shortness of breath, tiredness, or uneven heartbeat.
Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness.
If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
Redness, pain, itching, burning, swelling, or a lump under your skin where the shot is given.
If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
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