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A nurse or other trained health professional will give you or your child this medicine. It is given through a needle placed into one of your veins. This medicine is given slowly, so the needle will have to remain in place for at least 60 minutes.
This medicine comes with a Medication Guide. Read and follow these instructions carefully. Ask your doctor if you have any questions.
Drink extra fluids so you will pass more urine while you are using this medicine. This will keep your kidneys working well and help prevent kidney problems.
Your doctor will give you or your child a few doses of this medicine until your condition improves, and then you may be switched to an oral medicine that works the same way. If you have any concerns about this, talk to your doctor.