Thyrogen prices near Virginia Beach, VA
Lowest: $3,415.55 Highest: $3,632.12
What is Thyrogen?
What is this medicine?
THYROTROPIN ALFA (thahy ruh TROH pin AL fa) is a man-made protein. It is used to diagnose any remaining thyroid cancer after treatment. It is also used to help treat thyroid cancer.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
How to take Thyrogen
How should I use this medicine?
This medicine is for injection 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. Special care may be needed.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
What should I watch for while using this medicine?
Visit your doctor or health care professional regularly. Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine. You may need blood work done while you are taking this medicine.
What if I miss a dose of Thyrogen?
What if I miss a dose?
It is important not to miss your dose. Call your doctor or health care professional if you are unable to keep an appointment.
Side Effects of Thyrogen
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?
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
-signs and symptoms of a stroke like changes in vision; confusion; trouble speaking or understanding; severe headaches; sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg; trouble walking; dizziness; loss of balance or coordination
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
-weak or tired
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Interactions with Thyrogen
What may interact with this medicine?
Interactions are not expected.
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
-cancer that has spread to other parts of the body
-have thyroid tissue remaining
-an unusual or allergic reaction to thyrotropin, thyroid products, other hormones, medicines, foods, or preservatives
-pregnant or trying to get pregnant
Conditions Commonly Treated by Thyrogen
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