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Some products that may interact with this drug include: abatacept, interleukin-1 blockers (such as anakinra, canakinumab, rilonacept), live vaccines (such as measles, mumps, polio, rubella, typhoid, varicella, yellow fever), other medications for autoimmune disease (such as azathioprine, cyclophosphamide, tofacitinib).
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.
Laboratory and/or medical tests (such as complete blood count, liver function, TB test) should be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.
This medication may interfere with certain lab tests. Be sure to tell the lab personnel that you are on this medication.
MISSED DOSE: For the best possible benefit, it is important to receive each scheduled dose of this medication as directed. If you miss a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist immediately to establish a new dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store unopened vials and prefilled syringes in a refrigerator between 36-46 degrees F (2-8 degrees C) away from light. Do not freeze. The unopened vials and prefilled syringes may also be stored at room temperature away from light and moisture, but only for a certain amount of time. Consult your pharmacist or read the product package to see how long you can store this product at room temperature. Once the medication has been stored at room temperature, it should not be placed back in the refrigerator. Once a vial is mixed, the drug must be used right away or can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 14 days. Keep all medications away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.
Information last revised December 2013. Copyright(c) 2013 First Databank, Inc.
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