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Drug InteractionsMuromonab-CD3 may react with a few other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Muromonab-CD3).
What If I Overdose on This Medicine?An overdose of this medicine can be quite dangerous. Seek immediate medical attention if you believe you may have been given too much muromonab-CD3.
What If I Miss a Dose of Muromonab-CD3?Because muromonab-CD3 is normally given while you are in the hospital, it is unlikely that you will miss a dose. If you believe you have not received a scheduled dose of this medicine, contact your healthcare provider right away.
How Does It Work?Transplant rejection occurs when the immune system recognizes a transplanted organ as foreign and attacks it. T-lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell, sometimes simply called T-cells) play a major role in transplant rejection.
When and How to Receive This MedicineSome general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with muromonab-CD3 include the following:
- This medication is given as an injection into a vein (an intravenous, or IV, injection). It is normally given for 10 to 14 days.
- A healthcare provider will administer your injection in a healthcare setting, such as a hospital or clinic. You will be monitored closely for serious side effects with each dose.
- You may be given other medications with muromonab-CD3 to help reduce the risk for serious side effects.
- For this drug to work properly, it must be used as prescribed.