Brentuximab

 

 

General English name: Brentuximab

Brand: Adcetris

Application: Cancer (types of lymphoma, Hodgkin's lymphoma)

 

 

Forms of Brentoximab

Brentoximab Drug Information

The correct amount and method of taking Brentuximab

Contraindications Brentoximab

Brentoximab during pregnancy and lactation

Brentoximab drug interaction

Brentuximab Warning

Side effects of brentoximab

Side effects of Brentuximab overdose (Brentuximab poisoning)

Storage conditions of Brentuximab

 

 

 

Forms of Brentoximab

Ampoule

 

Brentoximab Drug Information

Brentoximab is used to treat a type of cancer (called Hodgkin's lymphoma and other types of lymphoma). Brentoximab is a chemotherapy drug used to reduce or stop the growth of cancer cells.

 

The correct amount and method of taking Brentuximab

Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get information about the drug and its possible side effects.

The dose and amount of Brentuximab varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised.

Brentoximab is injected intravenously (within 30 minutes) under a doctor (every 3 weeks).

The dose of Brentuximab and the course of treatment with this drug depends on the patient's weight and its effectiveness for the patient.

 

Contraindications Brentoximab

Note the expiration date of Brentoximab and do not take it if it has expired.

Never give Brentuximab to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for Brentoximab drug interactions, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Brentoximab during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Brentoximab is contraindicated during pregnancy and lactation.

The effect of Brentuximab on driving

Brentoximab can cause symptoms such as dizziness and fatigue. Avoid driving as long as you have these symptoms.

 

 Brentoximab drug interaction

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Brentoximab may interact with the following medicines: Some vaccines are other medicines that weaken the immune system or increase the risk of infection (such as natalizumab, rituximab).

Rifampin can affect the removal of brentosimab from your body and affect its function.

 

Brentuximab Warning

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking Brentoximab:

  • If you are pregnant, planning to have a baby, or if you are breast-feeding.
  • If you have liver or kidney problems.
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.

 

Side effects of brentoximab

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some side effects may occur if you take more than the dose of this medicine. If any of these side effects occur, your doctor should be informed:

Unusual fatigue

Headache

Vertigo

Diarrhea

nausea and vomiting

Muscle weakness and pain, anemia, bleeding, symptoms of liver disease, numbness and weakness of limbs, signs of infection (such as fever, chills, cough, persistent sore throat), shortness of breath, persistent nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite, Stomach and abdominal pain, yellowing of the eyes or skin, dark urine, severe diarrhea, severe constipation, black stools: See your doctor if you have any of these symptoms.

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to Brentuximab.

 

Side effects of Brentuximab overdose (Brentuximab poisoning)

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.

 

Storage conditions of Brentuximab

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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