hyaluronidase powder-injection, Wydase (cont.)
SIDE EFFECTS: Common side effects to this medication are rare. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these very unlikely but serious side effects occur: pain/redness/rash/swelling at the injection site, fast or irregular pulse. An allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, trouble breathing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: current infections, cancer, any allergies. This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription medication you may use, especially: local anesthetics (e.g., lidocaine). Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly.
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others. Laboratory and/or medical tests may be performed to monitor for side effects and response to treatment.
MISSED DOSE: If the dose is interrupted, contact your doctor or pharmacist immediately to establish new dosing.
STORAGE: Store vials at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Consult your pharmacist for details about storage and stability after mixing and dilution in correct IV fluids. Discard any unused liquid.
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005
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