lymphocyte immune globulin, anti-thymocyte globulin (rabbit) - inj, Thymoglobulin (cont.)
PRECAUTIONS: Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies.This medication is not recommended for use if you have the following medical conditions: current viral illness, allergy to rabbit proteins.Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: blood cell problems (e.g., leukopenia, thrombocytopenia), previous use of anti-thymocyte globulin.This drug may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Limit alcoholic beverages.Notify your doctor promptly if you develop any signs of an infection, such as fever, chills or persistent sore throat.This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription medication you may use, especially: corticosteroid drugs (e.g., methylprednisolone, prednisone), other drugs that suppress the immune system (e.g., azathioprine, cyclosporine), rabbit-derived products (immune globulins).This medication can affect the results of certain lab tests. Make sure laboratory personnel and your doctors know you use this drug.This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.
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.
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