Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex
A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine in a hospital. This medicine is given through a needle placed into one of your veins. It must be given slowly, so the needle should stay in place for over an hour.
This medicine should come with a patient information leaflet. Read and follow these instructions carefully. Ask your doctor if you have questions.
You should receive this medicine only if you are unable to take the oral form. Your doctor may switch you to the oral form of the medicine once you can already take it by mouth.