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A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine in a clinic, community health center, or hospital. This medicine is given as a shot into a muscle.
Your doctor may give you a few doses of this medicine until your condition improves, and then switch you to an oral medicine that works the same way. If you have any concerns about this, talk to your doctor.
Use only the brand of this medicine that your doctor prescribed. Different brands may not work the same way.
This medicine should come with a Medication Guide. Read and follow these instructions carefully. Ask your doctor if you have any questions.
Tell your doctor if you smoke tobacco. You might need a different amount of this medicine if you smoke.