Generic Name: Hyaluronidase Injection (hye al yoor ON i dase)
Brand Name: Amphadase, Vitrase
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jul 13, 2019.
Uses of Vitrase:
- It is used to help other drugs get into the body.
- It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.
What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take Vitrase?
- If you have an allergy to hyaluronidase or any other part of Vitrase (hyaluronidase injection).
- If you have an infection or skin problem where the shot will be given.
This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with Vitrase (hyaluronidase injection).
Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take Vitrase (hyaluronidase injection) with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.
What are some things I need to know or do while I take Vitrase?
- Tell all of your health care providers that you take Vitrase (hyaluronidase injection). This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
- Use with care in children. Talk with the doctor.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using Vitrase (hyaluronidase injection) while you are pregnant.
- Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.
How is this medicine (Vitrase) best taken?
Use Vitrase (hyaluronidase injection) as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.
- It is given as a shot into the skin.
- A test dose may be given before the first dose. If you have questions, talk with the doctor.
What do I do if I miss a dose?
- Call your doctor to find out what to do.
What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?
- Very bad irritation where the shot was given.
- Redness or swelling where the shot is given.
- Pain where the shot was given.
What are some other side effects of Vitrase?
- Irritation where the shot is given.
If OVERDOSE is suspected:
How do I store and/or throw out Vitrase?
- If you need to store Vitrase (hyaluronidase injection) at home, talk with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist about how to store it.
Consumer information use
- If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
- Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else's drugs.
- Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. Check with your pharmacist. If you have any questions about Vitrase (hyaluronidase injection), please talk with your doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
More about Vitrase (hyaluronidase)
- Side Effects
- During Pregnancy
- Dosage Information
- Drug Interactions
- Pricing & Coupons
- En Español
- Drug class: miscellaneous uncategorized agents
- FDA Approval History