Digoxin Immune Fab injection
What is this medicine?
DIGOXIN IMMUNE FAB (di JOX in im MUNE fab ) binds to portions of digoxin. It is used to treat an overdose of digoxin or digitoxin.
How should I use this medicine?
This medicine is for injection or infusion into a vein. It is given by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
fast, irregular heartbeat
swelling of the ankles, feet
trouble passing urine or change in the amount of urine
unusually tired or weak
What may interact with this medicine?
What if I miss a dose?
This does not apply.
Where should I keep my medicine?
This drug is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
an unusual or allergic reaction to digoxin immune fab, sheep proteins, papain, chymopapain, papaya, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
What should I watch for while using this medicine?
Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine.
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