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Vectibix Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is panitumumab (Vectibix)?
- What are the possible side effects of panitumumab (Vectibix)?
- What is the most important information I should know about panitumumab (Vectibix)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before receiving panitumumab (Vectibix)?
- How is panitumumab given (Vectibix)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Vectibix)?
- What happens if I overdose (Vectibix)?
- What should I avoid while taking panitumumab (Vectibix)?
- What other drugs will affect panitumumab (Vectibix)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Vectibix)?
Contact your doctor if you miss an appointment for your panitumumab injection.
What happens if I overdose (Vectibix)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have received too much of this medicine. Symptoms of a panitumumab overdose are unknown.
What should I avoid while taking panitumumab (Vectibix)?
Avoid exposure to sunlight or artificial UV rays (sunlamps or tanning beds). Panitumumab can make your skin more sensitive to sunlight and sunburn may result. Use a sunscreen (minimum SPF 15) and wear protective clothing if you must be out in the sun.
What other drugs will affect panitumumab (Vectibix)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with panitumumab. 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 doctor can provide more information about panitumumab.
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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