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A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine in a medical facility. It is given through a needle placed into one of your veins.
This medicine needs to be given on a fixed schedule. Be sure to keep all appointments.
This medicine should come with a patient information leaflet. Read and follow these instructions carefully. Ask your doctor if you have questions.
You may receive antiviral medicine to prevent shingles within 1 week of starting treatment with daratumumab and continue for 3 months after treatment.
You may also receive other medicines (eg, allergy medicine, fever medicine, steroid) 1 to 3 hours before receiving daratumumab and after treatment to help prevent unwanted reactions to the injection.
This medicine needs to be given on a fixed schedule. If you miss a dose, call your doctor, home health caregiver, or treatment clinic for instructions.