Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderYou should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
- Plans to receive a vaccination
- Received a liver transplant
- Skin cancer or any other type of cancer
- A history of tuberculosis
- Ever had a positive tuberculosis test (purified protein derivative, or PPD skin test)
- An infection of any kind, including a viral, fungal, or bacterial infection
- A weakened immune system due to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), or any other cause
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see NULOJIX and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see NULOJIX and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Belatacept to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
Dosing Information for BelataceptThe dose of belatacept your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on your weight.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Belatacept Dosage for more information.)