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Macugen

Macugen

Macugen Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose

What happens if I miss a dose (Macugen)?

Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your injection.

What happens if I overdose (Macugen)?

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

What should I avoid while receiving pegaptanib (Macugen)?

You may need to protect your eyes from bright light while you are being treated with this medication.

What other drugs will affect pegaptanib (Macugen)?

There may be other drugs that can interact with pegaptanib ophthalmic injection. 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 pegaptanib ophthalmic 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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