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VPRIV Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is velaglucerase alfa (VPRIV)?
- What are the possible side effects of velaglucerase alfa (VPRIV)?
- What is the most important information I should know about velaglucerase alfa (VPRIV)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before receiving velaglucerase alfa (VPRIV)?
- How is velaglucerase alfa given (VPRIV)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (VPRIV)?
- What happens if I overdose (VPRIV)?
- What should I avoid while receiving velaglucerase alfa (VPRIV)?
- What other drugs will affect velaglucerase alfa (VPRIV)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (VPRIV)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your velaglucerase alfa injection.
What happens if I overdose (VPRIV)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while receiving velaglucerase alfa (VPRIV)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect velaglucerase alfa (VPRIV)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with velaglucerase alfa. 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 velaglucerase alfa.
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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