Product Name: Bortiad Injection
Generic Name : Bortezomib Injection IP2mg
Manufacturer : Adley
This medication is a cancer chemotherapy drug used to treat certain types of tumors (e.g. multiple myeloma). It blocks certain proteins which helps to slow the growth and spread of the cancer
HOW TO USE:
This medication is given by injection into a vein or under the skin by a healthcare professional. If you are receiving this medication under the skin, make sure that the injection site is changed each time to lessen injury under the skin. The dosage is based on your body size, medical condition, and response to therapy. It is important to drink plenty of fluids while you are being treated with this drug to prevent becoming dehydrated. Read the Patient Information Leaflet that comes with this drug, and consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.
Dizziness lightheadedness nausea vomiting loss of appetite diarrhea, constipation, tiredness, weakness, blurred vision, or pain/redness at injection site may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly. Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects. This medication can lower your body's ability to fight an infection. Notify your doctor promptly if you develop any signs of an infection such as fever chills, or persistent sore throat.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients (such as boron, mannitol), which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: nerve sensation problems (e.g., peripheral neuropathy), heart disease low blood pressure, loss of body fluids (dehydration) diabetes, liver disease, severe kidney disease, certain viral infection (herpes, shingles). To minimize dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a seated or lying position.
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/non prescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctorand pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.