How is Your Medication Given via Intravenous Infusion?

Where Will You Be Treated?

You will need to visit a hospital or clinic to receive your treatment. A doctor or nurse will give your medication through a drip into one of your veins. This is known as an intravenous infusion. The infusion lasts for about 30 minutes each time.1


How Often Will Treatment Be Given?

For your first two treatments, your doctor or nurse will monitor you closely during the infusion and for approximately 2 hours after the infusion is completed.1 This is to ensure that you have no allergic or other reactions to the infusion itself or to your medication.

For all subsequent infusions you will be monitored during the infusion and for approximately 1 hour after you have completed the infusion.1

The recommended dose is 300 mg given every 8 weeks after the first three treatments:1

How Often Will Treatment Be Given?

Your doctor may decide to alter this treatment schedule depending on how well your medication works for you.1


What if You Forget or Miss an Appointment?

If you forget or miss an appointment to have an infusion, make another appointment as soon as possible.1

Reporting of Side Effects

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed on this website or in the Patient Information Leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.

By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.