Bortenat 2mg 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.
Bortenat 2mg 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 Bortenat 2mg 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 BORTENAT INJECTION
- Multiple myeloma
- Mantle-cell lymphoma
BENEFITS OF BORTENAT INJECTION
In Multiple myeloma
In Mantle-cell lymphoma
SIDE EFFECTS OF BORTENAT INJECTION
Common side effects of Bortenat
- Low blood platelets
- Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand)
- Psychiatric disturbances
- Loss of appetite
- Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
- Decreased appetite
- Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
HOW TO USE BORTENAT INJECTION
HOW BORTENAT INJECTION WORKS
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE BORTENAT INJECTION?
- Bortenat 2mg Injection is given as an injection into veins or skin under the supervision of a healthcare professional.
- Do not skip any dose and complete the course as suggested by your doctor.
- Use an effective method of birth control to avoid pregnancy while taking this medication.
- You may need to have blood tests to monitor your blood cells, platelets count, liver function and kidney function during treatment.
Inform your doctor immediately if you experience coughing, shortness of breath and swelling of feet