Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

It is very important that your doctor check your or your child's progress closely to make sure this medicine is working properly. Blood tests may be needed to check for unwanted effects.

Protect yourself or your child from infections until your immune function is improved, usually after 2 to 6 months of treatment. If you can, avoid people with infections. Check with your doctor immediately if you think you are getting an infection or if you get a fever, chills, cough or hoarseness, lower back or side pain, or painful or difficult urination.