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Bamlanivimab Injection (BAMLANIVIMAB - INJECTION)

This medicine is used for the following purposes:

  • COVID-19 (coronavirus)
  • COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Generic Name: Bamlanivimab

Instructions

This medicine is given as an IV injection into a vein.

This medicine should be given by a trained health care provider.

You must be monitored by a healthcare professional for at least 1 hour after each dose is given.

Drug interactions can change how medicines work or increase risk for side effects. Tell your health care providers about all medicines taken. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines. Speak with your doctor or pharmacist before starting or stopping any medicine.

Tell your doctor if symptoms do not get better or if they get worse.

This medicine is usually combined with another medicine to treat your condition.

Keep all appointments for medical exams and tests while on this medicine.

Continue to wear a mask, practice social distancing, and follow other safety guidelines to protect yourself and those around you until otherwise directed.

Cautions

Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.

Tell your doctor or nurse right away if throat swelling, shortness of breath, chest pain, dizziness, or feeling faint develop while the medicine is being given. The medicine may need to be stopped or given at a slower rate.

Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.

Contact your doctor immediately if you experience any swelling of your hands, face, lips, eyes, throat or tongue.

Side Effects

The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.

  • pain, redness, swelling near injection

Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:

  • wheezing or difficulty breathing
  • dizziness
  • swelling of the face, mouth, tongue or throat
  • fever or chills
  • headaches
  • low blood pressure
  • muscle pain
  • nausea

A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.

Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.

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