Precautions

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

Your doctor will check your or your child's progress closely while you are receiving this medicine. This will allow your doctor to see if the medicine is working properly and to decide if you should continue to receive it. Blood tests may be needed to check for unwanted effects.

This medicine may cause infusion-related reactions, which can be life-threatening and require medical attention. Tell your doctor right away if you or your child have a fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, itching skin or rash, sweating, trouble breathing, or unusual tiredness or weakness after receiving this medicine.

Do not change your dose or suddenly stop using this medicine without checking first with your doctor.

Before you have any medical tests, tell the medical doctor in charge that you are using this medicine. The results of some tests may be affected by this medicine.

Do not take other medicines unless they have been discussed with your doctor. This includes prescription or nonprescription (over-the-counter [OTC]) medicines and herbal or vitamin supplements.