Alemtuzumab
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Alemtuzumab?

(ay lem TU zoo mab)

• This medicine is used to treat blood disorders.

• This medicine is used to treat leukemia.

• This medicine is used to treat lymphoma.

• This medicine is used to prevent rejection after organ transplant.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have high blood pressure, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Talk with healthcare provider before receiving any vaccinations. Use with this medicine may either increase the risk of serious infection or make the vaccination less effective.

• Tell dentists, surgeons, and other healthcare providers that you use this medicine.

• Talk with healthcare provider before using aspirin, aspirin-containing products, other pain medicines, blood thinners, garlic, ginseng, ginkgo, or vitamin...

 
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