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What happens if I miss a dose (In-111 Zevalin, Y-90 Zevalin)?
Contact your doctor if you miss an appointment for your ibritumomab injection.
What happens if I overdose (In-111 Zevalin, Y-90 Zevalin)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have received too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include weakness, pale skin, and easy bruising or bleeding.
What should I avoid while using ibritumomab (In-111 Zevalin, Y-90 Zevalin)?
Avoid contact with people who have colds, the flu, or other contagious illnesses. Contact your doctor immediately if you develop signs of infection.
Do not receive a "live" vaccine while you are being treated with ibritumomab, 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.
What other drugs will affect ibritumomab (In-111 Zevalin, Y-90 Zevalin)?
Before receiving ibritumomab, tell your doctor if you are using any type of blood thinner or medication use to prevent blood clots, such as:
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with ibritumomab. 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 doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about ibritumomab.
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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