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BeneFIX Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is coagulation factor IX (BeneFIX)?
- What are the possible side effects of coagulation factor IX (BeneFIX)?
- What is the most important information I should know about coagulation factor IX (BeneFIX)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using coagulation factor IX (BeneFIX)?
- How should I use coagulation factor IX (BeneFIX)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (BeneFIX)?
- What happens if I overdose (BeneFIX)?
- What should I avoid while using coagulation factor IX (BeneFIX)?
- What other drugs will affect coagulation factor IX (BeneFIX)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (BeneFIX)?
Contact your doctor if you miss a dose of this medication.
What happens if I overdose (BeneFIX)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
An overdose of coagulation factor IX is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms.
What should I avoid while using coagulation factor IX (BeneFIX)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while you are using coagulation factor IX.
What other drugs will affect coagulation factor IX (BeneFIX)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with coagulation factor IX. 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 pharmacist can provide more information about coagulation factor IX.
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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