Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®
Your doctor will check your progress closely while you or your child 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.
This medicine may cause serious allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis can be life-threatening and requires immediate medical attention. Call your doctor right away if you or your child have a rash, itching, trouble breathing, trouble swallowing, or any swelling of your hands, face, or mouth while you are receiving this medicine.
Spinal or cervical cord compression (SCC) may occur while receiving this medicine. Check with your doctor right away if you or your child have back pain, loss of bladder or bowel control, or numbness or weakness in the legs.
Portions of this document last updated: Feb. 01, 2023
Mayo Clinic does not endorse companies or products. Advertising revenue supports our not-for-profit mission.
Check out these best-sellers and special offers on books and newsletters from Mayo Clinic Press.
A generous benefactor has pledged $1 million and challenged us to raise an additional $250,000. Help us reach our goal!