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What happens if I miss a dose (Raptiva)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss a dose of efalizumab.
What happens if I overdose (Raptiva)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have received too much of this medicine.
Overdose may cause severe vomiting.
What should I avoid while using efalizumab (Raptiva)?
Avoid being near people who have colds, the flu, or other contagious illnesses.
Do not receive a "live" vaccine while you are using efalizumab, and avoid coming into contact with anyone who has recently received a live vaccine. There is a chance that the virus could be passed on to you. Live vaccines include measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), oral polio, chickenpox (varicella), and nasal flu vaccine.
What other drugs will affect efalizumab (Raptiva)?
Tell your doctor about all other medications you are using, especially:
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with efalizumab. 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 efalizumab.
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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