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Xyosted Auto-Injector 200 mg/mL (0.5 mL)

Uses

This medicine is used for the following purposes:

  • chemotherapy complications
  • endocrine disorder
  • genetic disorder
  • hormonal disorder
  • hormone imbalance

Instructions

This medicine is used by injecting it into the skin. Please ask your doctor, nurse or pharmacist for the correct places on your body where this medicine can be injected.

Always inspect the medicine before using.

The liquid should be clear or light yellow.

Do not use the medicine if it contains any particles or if it has changed color.

Keep this medicine at room temperature.

Keep the medicine in its original container.

Protect medicine from light.

Never use any medicine that has expired.

Discard any remaining medicine after your dose is given.

Please ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist how to discard unused medicines safely.

Ask your doctor, nurse or pharmacist to show you how to use this medicine correctly.

You or a family member can be trained to give this medicine at home.

Do not inject into or near a vein, artery or nerve.

Avoid injecting the medicine within 2 inches around the navel.

Do not inject into skin that is red, swollen or itchy.

Change the location of the injection each time. Choose a location at least 1 inch from the last injection.

Do not rub or massage the area where the injection was given.

It is important that you keep taking each dose of this medicine on time even if you are feeling well.

If you forget to take a dose on time, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, do not take the missed dose. Return to your normal dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses of this medicine at one time.

Please tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the medicines you take. Include both prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Also tell them about any vitamins, herbal medicines, or anything else you take for your health.

If your symptoms do not improve or they worsen while on this medicine, contact your doctor.

Do not suddenly stop taking this medicine. Check with your doctor before stopping.

This medicine may affect your blood sugar levels. If you have diabetes, talk to your doctor before changing the dose of your diabetes medicine.

This medicine may interfere with some lab test results. Be sure to tell all your healthcare providers that you are taking this medicine.

It is very important that you keep all appointments for medical exams and tests while on this medicine.

Do not use more than 1 dose each week.

Cautions

This medicine is not approved for use by women.

Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine. Symptoms of an allergic reaction can include trouble breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness.

Some patients taking this medicine have experienced serious side effects. Please speak with your doctor to understand the risks and benefits associated with this medicine.

This medicine is associated with an increased risk of serious heart problems, heart attack, and stroke. Please speak with your doctor about the risks and benefits of using this medicine. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience chest pain or difficulty breathing.

This medicine is associated with an increased risk for serious blood clots. Speak with your doctor about the benefits and risks from using this medicine.

Do not use the medication any more than instructed.

Call the doctor if there are any signs of confusion or unusual changes in behavior.

Ask your pharmacist if this medicine can interact with any of your other medicines. Be sure to tell them about all the medicines you take.

Symptoms of low blood sugar may include nausea, shaking, sweating, cold skin, fast heartbeat, hunger, and irritability.

Please tell all your doctors and dentists that you are on this medicine before they provide care.

Do not start or stop any other medicines without first speaking to your doctor or pharmacist.

If you have had a heart attack or a stroke within the past 6 months, talk to your doctor before using this medicine.

If you have painful erection or an erection for more than 4 hours, seek medical care right away.

Used needles and syringes should be thrown away properly in a medical waste container. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you need help.

Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.

This medicine can cause serious side effects in some patients. Important information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is available from your pharmacist. Please review it carefully with your pharmacist to understand the risks associated with this medicine.

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.

  • acne
  • hair loss
  • headaches
  • high blood pressure
  • reaction at the area of the injection (pain, redness, swelling)
  • nausea
  • pain near injection site
  • problems with sexual functions or desire

If you have any of the following side effects, you may be getting too much medicine. Please contact your doctor to let them know about these side effects.

  • dark patches on skin or face
  • menstruation changes (missed or fewer periods)

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

  • agitated feeling or trouble sleeping
  • change in behavior
  • breast pain or swelling
  • breathing interruption during sleep
  • rapid breathing
  • chest pain
  • confusion
  • depression or feeling sad
  • swelling of the legs, feet, and hands
  • fainting
  • fast or irregular heart beats
  • jaw pain
  • sudden leg pain, swelling, warmth or redness
  • symptoms of liver damage (such as yellowing of skin or eyes, dark urine, unusual tiredness or weakness; severe stomach or back pain)
  • mood changes
  • feeling of numbness or tingling in your hands and feet
  • shortness of breath
  • reduced sperm count in semen
  • symptoms of stroke (such as one-sided weakness, slurred speech, confusion)
  • suicidal thoughts
  • sweating
  • unusual or unexplained tiredness or weakness
  • increased urinary frequency
  • waking up at night to urinate
  • difficulty or discomfort urinating
  • dark urine
  • blurring or changes of vision

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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IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it.Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions.Always follow their advice. There is a more complete description of this medicine available in English.Scan this code on your smartphone or tablet or use the web address below. You can also ask your pharmacist for a printout. If you have any questions, please ask your pharmacist.


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