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A doctor or other trained health professional will give you this medicine in a hospital or clinic. This medicine is given as a shot into one of your muscles, usually in the hip area (upper outer area of the buttocks). It may also be given as a shot under your skin in the back of your upper arm.
This medicine is given once a week (every 7 days). You will begin receiving this medicine between 16 weeks and 0 days of your pregnancy, and 20 weeks and 6 days of your pregnancy.
You will continue to receive this medicine once a week until week 37 (through 36 weeks, 6 days of your pregnancy) of your pregnancy or until you give birth.
It is very important that you do not miss a dose and that you continue to receive this medicine weekly. If you miss a dose, call your doctor.
This medicine comes with a patient information leaflet. Read and follow the instructions carefully. Ask your doctor if you have any questions.