Your doctor will prescribe your exact dose and tell you how often it should be given. This medicine is given through a needle placed in one of your veins.
A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine. It may also be given by a home health caregiver.
You may be taught how to give your medicine at home. Make sure you understand all instructions before giving yourself an injection. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
Use a new needle and syringe each time you inject your medicine.
Never share your medicine with anyone.
If a dose is missed:
If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, call your doctor, home health caregiver, or pharmacist for instructions.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have kidney disease, electrolyte problems (such as high or low potassium or calcium in your blood), or a stiff neck or severe headache.
Tell your doctor if you have ever had an allergic reaction to a cephalosporin antibiotic (such as Ceftin®, Cephalexin®, Keflex®, or Ceclor®) and about any other allergies you have.
If your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse, call your doctor.