Velcade generic name: Bortezomib

What is Velcade used for?

This medication is used to treat certain types of cancer (such as multiple myeloma, mantle cell lymphoma). It works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells.




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Velcade Frequently Asked Questions

This medication is given by injection into a vein or under the skin by a health care 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. Your doctor may direct you to receive this medication in a treatment cycle (for example, only on certain days each month). Carefully follow your doctor's instructions. The dosage is based on your body size, medical condition, lab tests, and response to treatment.

To prevent dehydration, it is important to drink plenty of fluids while you are being treated with this drug. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.

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.

Velcade Dosage and Form Information

3.5 Mg

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