Proper Use

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine in a hospital. This medicine is given as a shot under your skin.

Before receiving this medicine for the first time, you may be given a skin test to make sure you are not allergic to the medicine.

Dosing

The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.

  • For injection dosage form:
    • For better uptake of other drugs:
      • Adults—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.
      • Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.

Storage

Store in the refrigerator. Do not freeze.

Keep out of the reach of children.

Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.

Ask your healthcare professional how you should dispose of any medicine you do not use.