Jelmyto

Last updated on RxList: 1/28/2021
Jelmyto Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

What Is Jelmyto?

Jelmyto (mitomycin) is an alkylating drug used to treat adult patients with low-grade upper tract urothelial cancer (LG-UTUC).

What Are Side Effects of Jelmyto?

Side effects of Jelmyto include:

Dosage for Jelmyto

The dose of Jelmyto to be instilled is 4 mg per mL via ureteral catheter or nephrostomy tube, with total instillation volume based on volumetric measurements using pyelography, not to exceed 15 mL (60 mg of mitomycin). Jelmyto is instilled once weekly for six weeks.

Jelmyto In Children

Safety and efficacy of Jelmyto in pediatric patients have not been established.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Jelmyto?

Jelmyto may interact with other medicines.

Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

Jelmyto During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant before using Jelmyto; it can harm a fetus. Females and males with female partners of reproductive potential are advised to use effective contraception during treatment with Jelmyto and for 3 months following the last dose. Because of the potential for serious adverse reactions in a breastfed child, breastfeeding is not recommended while using Jelmyto and for 1 week following the last dose.

Additional Information

Our Jelmyto (mitomycin) for Pyelocalyceal Solution Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Jelmyto Consumer Information

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Mitomycin gel may cause swelling and narrowing of your ureter (the tube that urine travels through from your kidney to your bladder). Call your doctor right away if you have a fever and pain in your side or lower back.

Also call your doctor at once if you have:

  • pain or difficult urination;
  • blood in your urine; or
  • low blood cell counts--fever, chills, tiredness, mouth sores, skin sores, easy bruising, unusual bleeding, pale skin, cold hands and feet, feeling light-headed or short of breath.

Common side effects may include:

  • side pain, urination problems, blood in your urine;
  • kidney problems;
  • tiredness; or
  • nausea, vomiting, stomach pain.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Jelmyto (Mitomycin for Pyelocalyceal Solution)

Jelmyto Professional Information

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Jelmyto (Mitomycin for Pyelocalyceal Solution)

© Jelmyto Patient Information is supplied by Cerner Multum, Inc. and Jelmyto Consumer information is supplied by First Databank, Inc., used under license and subject to their respective copyrights.

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