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Generic: pegademase bovine
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It is a drug that is used to replace an enzyme that is missing in patients with severe combined immunodeficiency disease associated with adenosine deaminase deficiency
               



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What is this medicine?

PEGADEMASE BOVINE is a drug that is used to replace an enzyme that is missing in patients with severe combined immunodeficiency disease associated with adenosine deaminase deficiency. It is not a cure.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • bleeding problems
  • infection
  • low blood platelet counts
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to pegademase bovine, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast- feeding

How should I use this medicine?

This medicine is for injection into a muscle. It is usually given by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting.

If you get this medicine at home, you will be taught how to prepare and give this medicine. Use exactly as directed. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.

It is important that you put your used needles and syringes in a special sharps container. Do not put them in a trash can. If you do not have a sharps container, call your pharmacist or healthcare provider to get one.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for children as young as newborns, precautions do apply. Special care may be needed.

What if I miss a dose?

It is important not to miss your dose.

If you receive your medicine at a clinic or hospital, call your doctor or health care professional if you are unable to keep an appointment.

If you take your medicine at home, call your doctor immediately if you miss a dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

What may interact with this medicine?

  • vidarabine

               
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