Your doctor will prescribe your exact dose and tell you how often it should be given.A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine. This medicine is given through a needle or a catheter placed in one of your veins.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are also using any medicines that may affect your kidneys.
Talk to your doctor before getting live virus vaccines such as measles, mumps, and rubella while you are receiving this medicine. Vaccines may not work as well if they are given within three months of using this medicine.
Make sure your doctor knows if you think you are pregnant, or if you are breast feeding. Tell your doctor if you have diabetes, kidney disease, heart disease, circulation problems, or other blood problems.
This medicine is made from plasma taken from human blood. Some human blood products have transmitted certain viruses to people who have received them. The risk of getting a virus from medicines made of human blood has been greatly reduced in recent years. This is the result of required testing of human donors for certain viruses, and testing during manufacture of these medicines. Although the risk is low, talk with your doctor if you have concerns.
Your doctor will need to check your blood or urine at regular visits while you are using this medicine. Be sure to keep all appointments.