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Elitek Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is rasburicase (Elitek)?
- What are the possible side effects of rasburicase (Elitek)?
- What is the most important information I should know about rasburicase (Elitek)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before receiving rasburicase (Elitek)?
- How is rasburicase given (Elitek)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Elitek)?
- What happens if I overdose (Elitek)?
- What should I avoid while receiving rasburicase (Elitek)?
- What other drugs will affect rasburicase (Elitek)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Elitek)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your rasburicase injection.
What happens if I overdose (Elitek)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while receiving rasburicase (Elitek)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect rasburicase (Elitek)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with rasburicase. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about rasburicase.
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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