HYALURONIDASE (hye al ur ON i dase) is a natural protein. It is used to improve the effects of other injectable medicines given with this medicine.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
allergy to bee stings or other insects
infection in the area where injection is planned
an unusual or allergic reaction to hyaluronidase, beef proteins, thimerosal, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
This medicine is for injection under the skin or into a muscle. 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. While this drug may be prescribed for children as young as newborn for selected conditions, precautions do apply.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
This does not apply.
antihistamines for allergy or cold
aspirin and aspirin-like medicines
benzodiazepines for anxiety or sleep
female hormones like estrogens
steroid medicines like prednisone or cortisone
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine. Visit your doctor for check-ups as directed.
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
feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
nausea or vomiting
swelling at site where injected
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
inflammation, redness or pain at site where injected
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
This drug is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.
an unusual or allergic reaction to hyaluronidase, sheep proteins, beef proteins, thimerosal, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives