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What happens if I miss a dose (Nulojix)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your belatacept injection.
What happens if I overdose (Nulojix)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking belatacept (Nulojix)?
Do not receive a "live" vaccine while using belatacept. The vaccine may not work as well during this time, and may not fully protect you from disease. Live vaccines include measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG), oral polio, rotavirus, smallpox, typhoid, yellow fever, varicella (chickenpox), H1N1 influenza, and nasal flu vaccine.
Avoid exposure to sunlight or tanning beds. Belatacept can make you sunburn more easily. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher) when you are outdoors.
What other drugs will affect belatacept (Nulojix)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with belatacept. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about belatacept.
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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