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Hylenex Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is hyaluronidase (Hylenex)?
- What are the possible side effects of hyaluronidase (Hylenex)?
- What is the most important information I should know about hyaluronidase (Hylenex)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before receiving hyaluronidase (Hylenex)?
- How should I use hyaluronidase (Hylenex)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Hylenex)?
- What happens if I overdose (Hylenex)?
- What should I avoid while receiving hyaluronidase (Hylenex)?
- What other drugs will affect hyaluronidase (Hylenex)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Hylenex)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your hyaluronidase injection.
What happens if I overdose (Hylenex)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while receiving hyaluronidase (Hylenex)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect hyaluronidase (Hylenex)?
Before receiving hyaluronidase, tell your doctor if you are using any of the following drugs:
- furosemide (Lasix);
- phenytoin (Dilantin);
- a sedative or anxiety medication (such as Valium, Xanax, Tranxene);
- aspirin or salicylates;
- cortisone or ACTH (Corticotropin);
- estrogens; or
- an antihistamine (such as a cold or allergy medicine).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with hyaluronidase. 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 pharmacist can provide more information about hyaluronidase injection.
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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