"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that injectable drugs used in total parenteral nutrition (TPN) in critical shortage will be imported into the United States and available to patients this week.
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Some products that may interact with this drug include: somatostatin analogs (such as lanreotide, octreotide).
If you are using narcotic pain medications (such as codeine, hydrocodone, morphine), your doctor may need to adjust your pegvisomant dose.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: increased tiredness.
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.
Laboratory and/or medical tests (such as liver function tests, IGF-I levels) should be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store in the refrigerator between 36-46 degrees F (2-8 degrees C). Do not freeze. Use this medication immediately after mixing or within the time period indicated in the product instructions. Discard any unused portion remaining in the vial. Keep all medications away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.
Information last revised January 2014. Copyright(c) 2014 First Databank, Inc.
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