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

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• This medicine is used to treat a blood disease called paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH).

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Serious infections have been reported with use of this medicine. If you have any infection, are taking antibiotics now or in the recent past, or have many infections, talk with healthcare provider.

• Make sure you are current with all your vaccinations.

• Have patient safety card with you at all times.

• 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 healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

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