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Advise patients to report:
- Fever, chills, breathing problems, chest pain, tachycardia, and urticaria following infusion.
- Rapid weight gain, edema, and orthostatic hypotension following infusion. Instruct patients to weigh themselves daily.
- Visual loss, including loss of color vision.
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/11/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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