For treating cancer.
This medicine is given as an IV injection into a vein.
This medicine is given gradually through the IV line.
Drink plenty of water while on this medicine.
It is important that you keep taking each dose of this medicine on time even if you are feeling well.
If you miss a dose, contact your doctor for instructions.
Your doctor may prescribe other medications to reduce side effects. Follow instructions carefully.
Talk to your doctor before taking other medicines, including aspirins and ibuprofen containing products. Speak to your doctor about which medicines are safe to use while you are on this medicine.
Use effective birth control to avoid pregnancy.
Keep all appointments for medical exams and tests while on this medicine.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.
This medicine is associated with a rare but very serious medical condition. Please speak with your doctor about symptoms you should look out for while on this medicine. Notify your doctor immediately if you develop those symptoms.
Some patients on this medicine have developed severe, life-threatening infections. Please speak with your doctor about the risks and benefits of using this medicine.
Some patients taking this medicine have experienced serious side effects. Please speak with your doctor to understand the risks and benefits associated with this medicine.
There is an increased risk of bleeding while on this medicine, please tell your doctor or nurse if you notice any excessive bleeding or bruising.
Your ability to stay alert or to react quickly may be impaired by this medicine. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this medicine will affect you.
Speak with your doctor before taking any medicine with aspirin.
Please check with your doctor before drinking alcohol while on this medicine.
Watch for excessive bruising or bleeding. Contact your doctor if you notice any.
Contact your doctor if you notice a change in the amount or darkening of your urine.
Call the doctor if there are any signs of confusion or unusual changes in behavior.
This medicine may reduce your body's ability to fight infections. Avoid contact with people with colds, flu or other infections. Contact your doctor if you develop fever, cough, sore throat, or chills.
Speak with your health care provider before receiving any vaccinations.
Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Do not breastfeed while on this medicine. This medicine can pass through breast milk to the baby.
Do not use this medicine if you are pregnant. If you become pregnant while on this medicine, contact your doctor immediately.
This medicine can hurt a new baby in the womb. If you become pregnant while on this medicine, tell your doctor immediately. Your doctor may switch you to a different medicine.
Men with a pregnant partner must wear a condom during sexual activity while taking this medicine and for 3 months after stopping to prevent harm to the developing baby.
Ask your pharmacist if this medicine can interact with any of your other medicines. Be sure to tell them about all the medicines you take.
Always carry an ID card or wear a medical alert bracelet indicating your medical condition.
Please tell all your doctors and dentists that you are on this medicine before they provide care.
Do not start or stop any other medicines without first speaking to your doctor or pharmacist.
Call your doctor right away if you notice any unusual bleeding or bruising.
The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.
- decreased appetite
- changes in the number of cells in the blood
- constipation or diarrhea
- drowsiness or sedation
- lack of energy and tiredness
- pain, redness, swelling near injection
- kidney problems
- nausea and vomiting
- pain near injection site
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- decreased awareness or responsiveness
- back pain
- loss of balance
- bleeding or bruising
- cough that does not go away
- swelling of the legs, feet, and hands
- fever or chills
- numbness or tingling in hands and feet
- muscle aches, spasms or abnormal movements
- muscle weakness
- inability to move
- shortness of breath
- extreme or persistent sleepiness
- sore throat
- unusual or unexplained tiredness or weakness
- unsteadiness while walking
- increased urinary frequency
- difficulty or discomfort urinating
- urinating less often
- blood in urine
- dark urine
- severe or persistent vomiting
A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.
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IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it. Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions. Always follow their advice.
There is a more complete description of this medicine available in English. Scan this code on your smartphone or tablet or use the web address below. You can also ask your pharmacist for a printout. If you have any questions, please ask your pharmacist.
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