What should I watch for?
Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse.
This medicine is made from human blood. It may be possible to pass an infection in this medicine, but no cases have been reported. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of this medicine.
Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine.
Interactions with Medications
Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:
hoarseness or other voice changes
pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
tightness of the chest
Flushing or redness of the skin
unusually warm skin
Incidence not known
difficulty with speaking
difficulty with swallowing
general tiredness and weakness
inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
numbness or tingling in the face, arms, or legs
pain, redness, or swelling in the arm or leg
puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
trouble speaking, thinking, or walking
Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
Change in taste
loss of taste
pain at the catheter site
Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.