How it works
It is given as a shot into the fatty part of the skin. Your doctor may teach you how to give the shot. Wash your hands before and after use. Throw syringe away after use. Do not use more than one time. Throw away needles in a needlesharp disposal box and take the box back to your doctor when it is full.
Common side effects
Feeling lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred eyesight, or a change in thinking clearly. Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert or have clear eyesight until you see how this drug affects you. Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down. Be careful climbing. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. You may need drugs to lower this side effect. Talk with your doctor. Runny nose. Yawning.