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Nulojix Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is belatacept (Nulojix)?
- What are the possible side effects of belatacept (Nulojix)?
- What is the most important information I should know about belatacept (Nulojix)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking belatacept (Nulojix)?
- How should I take belatacept (Nulojix)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Nulojix)?
- What happens if I overdose (Nulojix)?
- What should I avoid while taking belatacept (Nulojix)?
- What other drugs will affect belatacept (Nulojix)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Nulojix)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your belatacept injection.
What happens if I overdose (Nulojix)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking belatacept (Nulojix)?
Do not receive a "live" vaccine while using belatacept. The vaccine may not work as well during this time, and may not fully protect you from disease. Live vaccines include measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG), oral polio, rotavirus, smallpox, typhoid, yellow fever, varicella (chickenpox), H1N1 influenza, and nasal flu vaccine.
Avoid exposure to sunlight or tanning beds. Belatacept can make you sunburn more easily. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher) when you are outdoors.
What other drugs will affect belatacept (Nulojix)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with belatacept. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about belatacept.
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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Additional Nulojix Information
- Nulojix Drug Interactions Center: belatacept iv
- Nulojix Side Effects Center
- Nulojix FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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