Drug: alefacept

The most common side effects of alefacept are:
  • sore throat,
  • dizziness,
  • cough,
  • nausea,
  • itching,
  • muscle aches,
  • chills,
  • injection site pain and
  • injection site redness and swelling.

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Yes

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Powder for Injection: 15 mg/Vial for intramuscular use.

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Alefacept should be stored at room temperature, 15 C to 30 C (59 C to 86 F).

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The recommended dose is 15 mg by intramuscular injection once weekly for 12 weeks. The treatment cycle can be repeated after a twelve week interval without treatment if the patient's T-lymphocyte counts are within the normal range.

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Use of alefacept by nursing mothers has not been adequately evaluated. It is not known whether alefacept is excreted in breast milk. Medically reviewed by Eni Williams, PharmDReference: FDA Prescribing Information

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