Actimmune

OVERDOSE

Central nervous system adverse reactions including decreased mental status, gait disturbance and dizziness have been observed, particularly in cancer patients receiving doses greater than 100 mcg/m2/day by intravenous or intramuscular administration. These abnormalities were reversible within a few days upon dose reduction or discontinuation of therapy. Reversible neutropenia, elevation of hepatic enzymes and of triglycerides, and thrombocytopenia have also been observed.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

ACTIMMUNE (interferon gamma 1 b) is contraindicated in patients who develop or have known hypersensitivity to interferon-gamma, E. coli derived products, or any component of the product.

Last reviewed on RxList: 2/19/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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