Precautions

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

It is very important that your doctor check your progress at regular visits to make sure this medicine is working properly and to check for unwanted effects. Blood tests may be needed to check for unwanted effects.

Using this medicine while you are pregnant can harm your unborn baby. Use an effective form of birth control to keep from getting pregnant during therapy and for 3 months after the last dose of this medicine. If you think you have become pregnant while using the medicine, tell your doctor right away.

Hypomagnesemia may occur while you are receiving this medicine. Tell your doctor right away if you have drowsiness, mood or mental changes, muscle spasms or twitching, seizures, or unusual tiredness or weakness after receiving this medicine.

Blood clots may occur while you are receiving this medicine. Call your doctor if you have chest pain that may spread to your arms, jaw, back, or neck, coughing up blood, nausea, numbness or weakness in your arm or leg, or on one side of your body, sudden or severe headache, problems with vision, speech, or walking, trouble breathing, or unusual sweating.

This medicine may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Use a sunscreen when you are outdoors. Avoid sunlamps and tanning beds.

Infusion-related reactions may occur while you are receiving this medicine. Tell your doctor right away if you have the following symptoms: back pain, chest tightness, chills, fever, flushing, headache, nausea and vomiting, weakness, or trouble breathing.