Because Orthoclone OKT3 is normally given while you are in the hospital, it is unlikely that you will miss a dose. If you believe you have not received a scheduled dose of this medicine, contact your healthcare provider right away.
How Should This Medication Be Stored?
Orthoclone OKT3 will be stored by your healthcare provider. It should be refrigerated. The medication should not be frozen or shaken.
Once the Orthoclone OKT3 vial is opened, it must be used immediately. Any remaining medicine must be discarded; it cannot be saved for future use.
Orthoclone OKT3 is available in one strength: Orthoclone OKT3 5 mg in 5-mL vials.
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