Medicine Overview of Campath Injection
Side effects of Campath Injection
Rash, Headache, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Nausea, Upper respiratory tract infection, Decreased white blood cell count, Fatigue, Fever, Itching, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Urticaria, Decreased white blood cell count (lymphocytes).
How to use Campath Injection
How Campath Injection works
In Depth Information on Campath Injection
Expert advice for Campath Injection
- Alemtuzumab may sometimes cause life-threatening reactions like chest pain, breathlessness, slow or irregular heartbeat and therefore you will be closely monitored during and 2 hours after the infusion.
- Seek immediate medication attention if you notice unusual bruising or bleeding, blood in urine, swelling of legs or feet, or if you cough up blood.
- Avoid activities that may increase your risk of bleeding or injury. Take necessary care to prevent bleeding while shaving or brushing your teeth.
- Serious infections may occur during alemtuzumab treatment. Inform doctor immediately if you develop fever, chills, cough, mouth sores, or trouble breathing.
- Avoid contact with people who have infections.
- Do not receive live vaccines if you have recently received alemtuzumab.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.