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U.S. Brand Names
Orthoclone OKT® 3 [DSC]
Mexican Brand Names
Immunosuppressant Agent; Monoclonal Antibody
What key warnings should I know about before taking this medicine?
• Some patients experience severe reactions during the infusion.
• This medicine does not mix well with many medicines. Serious reactions may occur. Check all medicines with healthcare provider.
• You will be closely monitored by healthcare provider.
Reasons not to take this medicine
• If you have an allergy to muromonab 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.
• If you are allergic to mouse proteins, talk with healthcare provider.
• If you have any of the following conditions: Seizures, water in the lungs, or uncontrolled high blood pressure.
• If you are pregnant or may be pregnant.
• If you are breast-feeding.
How does it work?
• Muromonab-CD3 helps the body accept a transplanted organ.
How is it best taken?
• This medicine is given as a shot into a vein.
What do I do if I miss a dose? (does not apply to patients in the hospital)
• Take a missed dose as soon as possible.
• If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and return to your regular schedule.
• Do not change dose or stop medicine. Talk with healthcare provider.
What should I monitor?
• Change in condition being treated. Is it better, worse, or about the same?
• Check blood work regularly. Talk with healthcare provider.
• Check weight weekly. Report a weight change to healthcare provider.
• For the occurrence of side effects.
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).
• Talk with healthcare provider before starting any new medicine, including over-the-counter, natural products, or vitamins.
Created: 2006-10-13 14:21:38.0
Modified: 2010-05-03 10:44:14.0
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