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Dosing Information

There is only one standard recommended dose for this medication, regardless of your age or weight. As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Extavia Dosage for more information.)

Side Effects of Extavia

As with any medicine, Extavia may cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can be treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious reactions are less common.
Some of the most common side effects seen with Extavia include but are not limited to:
  • Skin reaction at the injection site, such as redness, pain, or burning
  • Weakness
  • Headaches
  • Flu-like symptoms (such as fever, chills, or muscle aches).
(Click Extavia Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)

Drug Interactions

Extavia can potentially interact with a few other medications (see Extavia Interactions).

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Extavia if you have:
  • Depression or other mood disorders
  • A blood disorder, such as anemia or low blood counts of any kind
  • Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatitis
  • Thyroid problems
  • Any allergies, including to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Extavia Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
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