"Feb. 18, 2011 -- New guidelines for the treatment of the skin condition psoriasis stress the importance of tailoring therapies to individual patients.
The guidelines were issued by the American Academy of Dermatology.
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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, efalizumab, natalizumab).
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents should call their local poison control center directly.
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 and moisture. Do not freeze. Once mixed, this drug must be used within 14 days and should be stored in the original vial in the refrigerator. 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 September 2011. Copyright(c) 2011 First Databank, Inc.
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