Velcade 3.5mg Injection

$887.65

1 Injection in 1 vial;
MANUFACTURER: Janssen Pharmaceuticals;
SALT COMPOSITION: Bortezomib (3.5mg)

Description

Composition Bortezomib 3.5mg
Substitutes Bortenat 3.5mg 1s (TR)
Shipping class Room Temperature

Medicine Overview of Velcade Injection

uses

Uses of Velcade Injection

Velcade 3.5 mg Injection is used in the treatment of multiple myeloma and mantle-cell lymphoma.
uses

Velcade Injection side effects

Common

Low blood platelets;
Fatigue;
Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand);
Psychiatric disturbances;
Nausea;
Vomiting;
Loss of appetite;
Fever;
Anemia (low number of red blood cells);
Diarrhoea;
Decreased appetite;
Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils);
Constipation
uses

How to use Velcade Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Velcade Injection works

Velcade 3.5 mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works by blocking or slowing the breakdown of proteins in cells. As a result, there is an increase in a number of proteins in the cancer cells leading to their death.

In Depth Information on Velcade Injection

Expert advice for Velcade Injection

  • Before taking bortezomib, consult your doctor if you have any of the following disease conditions: disease of liver, kidney, heart or infections like fever with rash or genital sores, diabetes, low number of red or white blood cells or bleeding problems.
  • Drink plenty of fluids every day during your treatment with bortezomib.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Consult your doctor if you have signs of serious brain infection such as memory loss, trouble in thinking, difficulty with walking or loss of vision.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery after taking bortezomib as it may cause tiredness, dizziness, fainting or blurred vision.

Velcade Injection related warnings

Special precautions for Velcade Injection

alcohol
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
pregnancy
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Velcade 3.5 mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
lactation
Lactation
caution
Velcade 3.5 mg Injection is unsafe to use during lactation. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
driving
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Velcade 3.5 mg Injection might cause tiredness, dizziness, fainting, or blurred vision which may affect your ability to drive.
kidney
Kidney
Velcade 3.5 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Velcade 3.5 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Velcade 3.5 mg Injection in these patients.
liver
Liver
caution
Velcade 3.5 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Velcade 3.5 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Velcade Injection?

If you miss a dose of Velcade 3.5 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Additional information

Weight 0.035 kg
Dimensions 11.2 × 9.8 × 3 cm