Proper Use

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine. It is given through a needle placed into one of your veins. It must be given slowly, so the needle will have to stay in place for at least 4 hours.

Your doctor may want you to stay around for at least 60 minutes after receiving this medicine to check for serious unwanted effects.

You may be given other medicines (eg, allergy medicine, fever medicine) 30 to 60 minutes before receiving this medicine to prevent unwanted effects.