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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 comes with a Medication Guide. Read and follow these instructions carefully. Ask your doctor if you have any questions.
You will receive the first dose of this medicine as 2 separate infusions, 2 weeks apart. The next dose will be given as one infusion every 6 months. Each infusion takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Your doctor may ask you to stay for at least 1 hour after each infusion to check for unwanted effects.
You may receive other medicines (eg, allergy medicine, fever medicine, steroids) before starting treatment to prevent infusion reactions.