Your doctor will prescribe your exact dose and how often it should be given. This medicine is given through a needle placed in one of your veins. It may also be given as a shot into one of your muscles.
You will receive this medicine in a hospital or surgery center. A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breast feeding. Tell your doctor if you have heart disease or heart rhythm problems, high blood pressure, asthma, emphysema (COPD), or other lung problems. Make sure your doctor knows if you have kidney disease or liver disease, or if you have ever had a head injury or a brain tumor.
This medicine may make you dizzy or drowsy. Avoid driving, using machines, or doing anything else that requires you to be fully alert.
This medicine may cause constipation. This is more common if you use it for a long time. Ask your doctor if you should also use a laxative to prevent and treat constipation.