thiamine - injection (cont.)
HOW TO USE: Read and learn all preparation and usage instructions from the manufacturer. If your product needs to be mixed, follow all instructions for proper mixing with the correct IV fluids. Consult your pharmacist for details. Before using, check the product visually for particles or discoloration. If either is present, do not use the liquid.This medication is given by injection into a muscle or vein as directed by your doctor. Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.Learn how to store and discard needles and medical supplies safely. Consult your pharmacist for details.
SIDE EFFECTS: Pain/redness/soreness at the injection site may occur. This medication may also infrequently cause nausea, restlessness, feelings of warmth, sweating, or weakness. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur: bluish lips/skin/nails, dark/tarry stools.A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.In the US -Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
PRECAUTIONS: Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have had any previous reaction to thiamine; or if you have any other allergies. Your doctor may recommend that you receive a smaller test dose before starting your regular dose. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more information.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history.This product may contain aluminum, which can infrequently build up to dangerous levels in the body. The risk may be increased if this product is used for an extended time, especially in people with kidney disease. Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any symptoms of too much aluminum in the body such as muscle weakness, bone pain, or mental changes.This medication has not been shown to increase risk to an unborn baby when given during pregnancy. Although this medication is unlikely to harm an unborn baby, tell your doctor if you are pregnant before using this medication.It is not known whether this medication passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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