Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

It is very important that your doctor check your progress closely and at regular visits to make sure this medicine is working properly and to decide if you should continue to receive it. Blood tests may be needed to check for unwanted effects.

This medicine may cause serious infections (eg, meningitis, pneumonia, influenza). Check with your doctor right away if you have chest pain or tightness, chills, confusion, cough, drowsiness, fever, general feeling of illness, joint pain, loss of appetite, muscle aches and pains, nausea, runny nose, severe headache, sore throat, stiff neck, sweating, trouble breathing, unusual tiredness or weakness, or vomiting.

This medicine may cause infusion-related reactions, which can be life-threatening and require immediate medical attention. Tell your doctor right away if you have back pain, chest tightness, chills, fast heartbeat, fever, flushing, headache, nausea, trouble breathing, or weakness.

Using this medicine may increase your risk of having autoimmune disease (eg, systemic lupus erythematosus). Check with your doctor right away if you have blisters or itching, chest pain, fever and chills, general feeling of discomfort or illness, hair loss, headache, muscle or joint pain, skin rash, sore throat, swollen glands, or trouble breathing.