Bortecad 2mg Injection

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Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Bortecad 2mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Multiple myeloma (a type of blood cancer), Mantle-cell lymphoma
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Pregnancy
15201.5
₹15201.5/Injection
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Bortecad Injection

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Uses of Bortecad Injection

Bortecad 2mg Injection is used in the treatment of Multiple myeloma and Mantle-cell lymphoma.
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Side effects of Bortecad Injection

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Reduced blood platelets, Psychiatric disturbances, Vomiting, Nausea, Loss of appetite, Fever, Anemia, Diarrhoea, Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), Decreased appetite, Low energy, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Constipation.

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How to use Bortecad Injection

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

How Bortecad Injection works

Bortezomib belongs to the class of drugs called proteasome inhibitors. Proteasomes are proteins which play an important role in growth and multiplication of cancer cells. Bortezomib blocks the action of proteasome, and reduces the growth of cancerous (actively growing) cells..

In Depth Information on Bortecad Injection

Expert advice for Bortecad 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Bortecad 2mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Bortecad 2mg 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.
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Lactation
Bortecad 2mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Bortecad 2mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Patients should avoid driving or using machines if they feel fatigue, dizziness, syncope, orthostatic/postural hypotension.
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Kidney
SAFE
Bortecad 2mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidne
y disease. No dose adjustment of Bortecad 2mg Injection is recommended.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Bortecad 2mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Bortezomib

Bortecad is not a hormone. It is a chemotherapy/ cytotoxic drug used in the treatment of cancers including multiple myeloma and mantle cell lymphoma
Bortecad belongs to the class of drugs called a proteasome inhibitor. It acts by blocking the action of proteasome, and affects the growth of cancerous (actively growing) cells
Yes, Bortecad is approved by FDA
Yes, Bortecad is dialyzable
Bortecad can cause toxic effects if not given in appropriate dose although not everybody gets them
Bortecad may cause side effects such as constipation.
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