Solution for injection
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.
Amphadase may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions
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 Amphadase contact a poison control center or emergency room at once. NOTE: Amphadase is only for you. Do not share Amphadase with others.
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
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 for Amphadase. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.Source: FDA
-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
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
Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine. Visit your doctor for check-ups as directed.
This drug is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.