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(KOL la je nase)
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What key warnings should I know about before taking this medicine?
• Please read the medication guide.
Reasons not to take this medicine
• If you have an allergy to collagenase or any other part of this medicine.
• Tell healthcare provider if you are allergic to any medicine. Make sure to tell about the allergy and how it affected you. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other symptoms involved.
How does it work?
• Collagenase helps break the cord causing the bent finger.
How is it best taken?
• Your healthcare provider will give this medicine.
• Do not bend or straighten the fingers of your treated hand until your healthcare provider tells you it is okay.
• Do not try to straighten your treated finger.
• Keep your treated hand elevated until bedtime on the first day.
• You will need to return to your healthcare provider's office the next day.
• You will be given a splint to wear on the treated finger at bedtime for up to 4 months.
• Do your finger exercises each day.
• Do not start normal activities with the treated hand until healthcare provider tells you it is okay.
What should I monitor?
• Change in condition being treated. Is it better, worse, or about the same?
• Follow up with healthcare provider.
How should I store this medicine?
• This medicine will be given to you in a healthcare setting. You will not store it at home.
• If you have a life-threatening allergy, wear allergy identification at all times.
• Do not share your medicine with others and do not take anyone else's medicine.
• Keep all medicine out of the reach of children and pets.
• Most medicines can be thrown away in household trash after mixing with coffee grounds or kitty litter and sealing in a plastic bag.
• Keep a list of all your medicines (prescription, natural products, supplements, vitamins, over-the-counter) with you. Give this list to healthcare provider (doctor, nurse, nurse practitioner, pharmacist, physician assistant).
• Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or in Canada to Health Canada's Canada Vigilance Program at 1-866-234-2345.
• Talk with healthcare provider before starting any new medicine, including over-the-counter, natural products, or vitamins.
Created: 2010-02-22 11:02:24.0
Modified: 2010-03-09 08:27:07.0
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