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Advise patients of the potential for anaphylactic reactions, including signs and symptoms such as urticaria, periorbital swelling, dyspnea, or hypoxia during and following Mozobil injection and to report these symptoms immediately to a health care professional [see ADVERSE REACTIONS].
Advise patients to inform a health care professional immediately if symptoms of vasovagal reactions such as orthostatic hypotension or syncope occur during or shortly after their Mozobil injection. [see ADVERSE REACTIONS]
Advise patients who experience itching, rash, or reaction at the site of injection to notify a health care professional, as these symptoms have been treated with over-the-counter medications during clinical trials. [see ADVERSE REACTIONS]
Advise patients that Mozobil may cause gastrointestinal disorders, including diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, flatulence, and abdominal pain. Patients should be told how to manage specific gastrointestinal disorders and to inform their health care professional if severe events occur following Mozobil injection. [see ADVERSE REACTIONS]
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/28/2015
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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