This medication is typically used as a vaccine to boost the immune system. Even though you may not feel its effects, this medication takes effect after a few weeks.
This medication must be administered by a health professional. Because complete vaccination requires several doses of this product to be given at specific times, it is important to keep your scheduled doctor's appointments.
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. Make sure that any leftover portion is disposed of safely.
Pregnant women should not use this product. If you're planning a pregnancy or become pregnant, contact your family doctor.
Women of childbearing potential should use an effective contraceptive method for several weeks after treatment. Ask your healthcare professional for details.
When meeting with any health professional, it is important for you to share the following information:
It is also strongly recommended that you keep an up-to-date list of all the medications you take and carry it with you at all times. This could be useful if you have to see a health professional or need emergency care.
Keep all your medications out of the reach of children and pets and return any unused or expired medications to the pharmacy for proper disposal.