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Bortetrust 2 Injection

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Overview

Introduction

Bortetrust 2 Injection is used in the treatment of multiple myeloma and mantle-cell lymphoma. It shows its working by stopping or slowing down the growth of cancer cells.

Bortetrust 2 Injection is given as an injection by a qualified medical professional. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.

Fatigue, nausea, vomiting, and loss of appetite are some common side effects of this medicine. You may be advised to drink plenty of fluids every day during the treatment. You should not drive or operate machinery as medicine may cause tiredness and dizziness. This medicine may reduce the number of blood cells (decrease red blood and white blood cells) in your blood, thereby, increasing the susceptibility to infections. Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells along with heart, liver, and blood uric acid levels.

Before taking Bortetrust 2 Injection, consult with your doctor if you have any liver, kidney, heart disease or bleeding problem.  It is important to consult a doctor if you develop symptoms like memory loss or trouble in thinking. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.

Uses of Bortetrust Injection

Side effects of Bortetrust Injection

Common
  • Low blood platelets
  • Fatigue
  • Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand)
  • Psychiatric disturbances
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Fever
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Diarrhea
  • Decreased appetite
  • Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
  • Constipation

How to use Bortetrust Injection

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

How Bortetrust Injection works

Bortetrust 2 Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works by blocking or slowing the breakdown of proteins in cells. As a result, there is an increase in a number of proteins in the cancer cells leading to their death.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Bortetrust 2 Injection may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Bortetrust 2 Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
UNSAFE
Bortetrust 2 Injection is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Bortetrust 2 Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Bortetrust 2 Injection might cause tiredness, dizziness, fainting, or blurred vision which may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Bortetrust 2 Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bortetrust 2 Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Bortetrust 2 Injection in these patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Bortetrust 2 Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bortetrust 2 Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Bortetrust Injection?

If you miss a dose of Bortetrust 2 Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • 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.

Patient Concerns

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Please tell me the interpretation of the attach report, if possible. Also guide for further treatment process.
Dr. Sanjay Singh Rai
Medical Oncology and Hematology
U r having multiple myeloma
Multiple myeloma can be cured or not
Dr. Rohan Khandelwal
Surgical Oncology
Yes, if diagnosed at the right stage
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FAQs

Q. Is Bortetrust a chemotherapy/hormonal drug/ cytotoxic?

Bortetrust 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 Bortetrust work?

Bortetrust 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 Bortetrust FDA approved?

Yes, Bortetrust is approved by FDA

Q. Is Bortetrust dialyzable?

Yes, Bortetrust is dialyzable

Q. Is Bortetrust toxic?

Bortetrust can cause toxic effects if not given in appropriate dose although not everybody gets them

Q. Does Bortetrust cause constipation?

Bortetrust may cause side effects such as constipation.

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References
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