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Arzerra Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is ofatumumab (Arzerra)?
- What are the possible side effects of ofatumumab (Arzerra)?
- What is the most important information I should know about ofatumumab (Arzerra)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before receiving ofatumumab (Arzerra)?
- How is ofatumumab given (Arzerra)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Arzerra)?
- What happens if I overdose (Arzerra)?
- What should I avoid while receiving ofatumumab (Arzerra)?
- What other drugs will affect ofatumumab (Arzerra)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Arzerra)?
Contact your doctor if you miss an appointment for your ofatumumab injection.
What happens if I overdose (Arzerra)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have received too much of this medicine. Symptoms of a ofatumumab overdose are unknown.
What should I avoid while receiving ofatumumab (Arzerra)?
Avoid being near people who have colds, the flu, or other contagious illnesses. Contact your doctor at once if you develop signs of infection.
Do not receive a "live" vaccine while you are being treated with ofatumumab. The live vaccine may not work as well during this time, and may not fully protect you from disease. Live vaccines include measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), oral polio, chickenpox (varicella), BCG (Bacillus Calmette and Guérin), and nasal flu vaccine.
What other drugs will affect ofatumumab (Arzerra)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with ofatumumab. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about ofatumumab.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Arzerra Information
- Arzerra Drug Interactions Center: ofatumumab iv
- Arzerra Side Effects Center
- Arzerra Overview including Precautions
- Arzerra FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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