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Why should I lay down to get the pentamidine injection?

You should lie down while you take pentamidine injections to avoid falling. In some cases, you may develop a quick and severe loss of blood pressure after taking a dose. Lying down will help prevent any danger or complications. Talk to your doctor about checking your blood pressure while you get a pentamidine injection and afterwards to make sure your blood pressure is stable.

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