How can I prepare for my infusion?
Before being treated with POLIVY (polatuzumab vedotin-piiq), you can properly prepare for your infusion by:
- Completing necessary blood tests: Your doctor will require you to take certain blood tests
- Reporting medications: Tell your doctor about any prescriptions or over-the-counter medicines you are taking (including vitamins and supplements)
- Bringing a companion: Arrange a ride with a trusted friend or family member as you may feel fatigued after the infusion
- Dressing comfortably: Consider wearing loose clothing and bringing a book, headphones, or a snack so you can relax and feel comfortable during your infusion
What are the signs and symptoms of infusion-related reactions?
Side effects called infusion-related reactions can occur during or within 24 hours after an infusion. Tell your doctor or nurse immediately if you experience any side effects, including symptoms of an infusion-related reaction.
Infusion-related reactions may include: