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It is very important that your doctor check you or your child closely while you are receiving this medicine. This will allow your doctor to see if the medicine is working properly and to check for unwanted effects.
This medicine may cause a serious allergic reaction called anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis can be life-threatening and requires immediate medical attention. Call your doctor right away if you or your child have a rash, itching, trouble breathing, trouble swallowing, or any swelling of your hands, face, or mouth while you are using this medicine.
Myopathy may occur while using this medicine for a long period of time in intensive care unit (ICU). It may also occur if this medicine is used together with a steroid medicine. Tell your doctor right away if you or your child have extreme or ongoing muscle weakness while using this medicine.
Tell your doctor right away if you or your child have pale skin, pain, or redness at the injection site while using this medicine.
Do not take other medicines unless they have been discussed with your doctor. This includes prescription or nonprescription (over-the-counter [OTC]) medicines and herbal or vitamin supplements.