This medication is typically used for the prevention of migraines.
This medication is typically used only once a month. However, your doctor or pharmacist may have suggested a different schedule that is more appropriate for you. Take it regularly and continuously to maintain its beneficial effects.
This product must be injected under the skin (subcutaneously), according to the technique you were shown. Be sure to choose a different injection site each time. Dispose of used syringes and needles safely. Your pharmacist can tell you the best way to do this.
If you forget a dose, the injection should be administered as soon as possible and next injection dose should be planned after 1 month to reassume normal schedule.
In addition to its desired action, this medication may cause some side effects, notably:
Each person may react differently to a treatment. If you think this medication may be causing side effects (including those described here, or others), talk to your doctor or pharmacist. He or she can help you to determine whether or not the medication is the source of the problem.
Keep this product in the refrigerator. If stored at room temperature, it will remain effective for 14 days only. Keep it out of reach of young children.
It is important to tell the health professionals you consult: