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BORTEZOMIB - INJECTION

(bor-TEZ-oh-mib)

COMMON BRAND NAME(S): Velcade

USES: This medication is a cancer chemotherapy drug used to treat certain types of tumors (e.g., multiple myeloma). It blocks certain proteins which helps to slow the growth and spread of the cancer.

HOW TO USE: This medication is given by injection into a vein or under the skin by a healthcare 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. The dosage is based on your body size, medical condition, and response to therapy.

It is important to drink plenty of fluids while you are being treated with this drug to prevent becoming dehydrated. Read the Patient Information Leaflet that comes with this drug, and consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.

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