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Darzalex Faspro


What is Darzalex Faspro used for?

This medication is used to treat a certain type of cancer (multiple myeloma). This medication contains 2 ingredients: daratumumab and hyaluronidase. Daratumumab belongs to a class of drugs known as monoclonal antibodies. It works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells. Hyaluronidase is used to help the body absorb daratumumab, which helps it work better. This medication is also used to treat light chain (AL) amyloidosis. This monograph is about the following daratumumab/hyaluronidase products: daratumumab/hyaluronidase, daratumumab/hyaluronidase-fihj.




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Darzalex Faspro Frequently Asked Questions

Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before you start using daratumumab/hyaluronidase and each time you receive this medication. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

This medication is given by injection under the skin of your abdomen by a health care professional. The injection is given over about 3 to 5 minutes. It is given as directed by your doctor on a treatment schedule, usually once a week for the first 6 to 9 weeks (depending on your medical condition). Afterward, your doctor may direct you to receive this medication less often. Carefully follow your doctor's directions for your treatment schedule.

Daratumumab/hyaluronidase may cause serious injection reactions during or soon after treatment. Your doctor may prescribe other medications before and after each treatment to help prevent these side effects. Get medical help right away if you have any symptoms of an injection reaction such as throat tightness, trouble breathing, itchy/runny/stuffy nose, chills, nausea, vomiting, throat irritation, fever, cough, headache, itching, dizziness, fast heartbeat.

The dosage is based on your medical condition, weight, and response to treatment.

To get the most benefit, do not miss any doses. To help you remember, mark the days on the calendar when you need to receive this medication.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

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