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Bebtelovimab Injection

Uses

For treating COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Instructions

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

This medicine should be given quickly.

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.

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

This medicine is not recommended for use in children younger than 12.

During pregnancy, this medicine should be used only when clearly needed. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits.

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

Tell your doctor or nurse right away if dizziness, trouble breathing, fever, chills, nausea, headache, or muscle pain 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
  • chest pain
  • dizziness
  • swelling of the face, mouth, tongue or throat
  • fainting
  • fever or chills
  • headaches
  • high blood pressure
  • low blood pressure
  • muscle pain
  • nausea
  • sweating

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.

Extra

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

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