gemtuzumab ozogamicin - injection, Mylotarg (cont.)

NOTES: Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., complete blood count, uric acid levels, blood electrolyte levels, liver function, blood pressure) should be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.

MISSED DOSE: For the best possible benefit, it is important to receive each scheduled dose of this medication as directed. If you miss a dose, contact your doctor to establish a new dosing schedule.

STORAGE: This product must be protected from light at all times. Refrigerate the vials of powder between 36-46 degrees F (2-8 degrees C). The mixed medication may be stored at room temperature between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) or in the refrigerator between 36-46 degrees F (2-8 degrees C) for up to 2 hours before diluting. The diluted medication may be stored at room temperature between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) for up to 16 hours before use. Each vial should be used only once. Throw away any unused portion. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.MEDICAL ALERT: Your condition can cause complications in a medical emergency. For information about enrolling in MedicAlert, call 1-800-854-1166 (USA) or 1-800-668-1507 (Canada).

Last Editorial Review: 9/22/2010

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