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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)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your panitumumab injection.
What happens if I overdose (Vectibix)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include severe forms of some of the side effects listed in this medication guide.
What should I avoid while taking panitumumab (Vectibix)?
Avoid exposure to sunlight or tanning beds. Panitumumab can make you sunburn more easily. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher) during treatment and for at least 2 months after stop receiving panitumumab
What other drugs will affect panitumumab (Vectibix)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with panitumumab. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist 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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