Proper Use

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

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.