BORTEMAP 2MG INJECTION

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RPG Life Sciences Ltd

Composition for BORTEMAP 2MG INJECTION

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Primarily used for

Multiple Myeloma, mantle-cell lymphoma
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Lactation
11308.5
₹11308.5/injection
1 injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of BORTEMAP INJECTION

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Uses of BORTEMAP INJECTION

Bortemap 2mg injection is used in the treatment of multiple myeloma and mantle-cell lymphoma.
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Side effects of BORTEMAP INJECTION

Common

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 BORTEMAP INJECTION

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

How BORTEMAP 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 BORTEMAP INJECTION

Expert advice for BORTEMAP 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for BORTEMAP 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
Bortemap 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
CAUTION
Bortemap 2mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Patients should avoid driving or using machines if they feel
fatigue, dizziness, syncope, orthostatic/postural hypotension.
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Kidney
SAFE
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for BORTEMAP 2MG INJECTION

Frequently asked questions for Bortezomib

Q. Is bortezomib a chemotherapy/hormonal drug/ cytotoxic?
Bortezomib is not a hormone. It is a chemotherapy/ cytotoxic drug used in the treatment of cancers including multiple myeloma and mantle cell lymphoma
Q. How does bortezomib work?
Bortezomib 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
Q. Is bortezomib FDA approved?
Yes, bortezomib is approved by FDA
Q. Is bortezomib dialyzable?
Yes, bortezomib is dialyzable
Q. Is bortezomib toxic?
Bortezomib can cause toxic effects if not given in appropriate dose although not everybody gets them
Q. Does bortezomib cause constipation?
Bortezomib may cause side effects such as constipation.
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