Bortezomib

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What Are The Uses Of Bortezomib?

Bortezomib, an anticancer drug is used in the treatment of certain tumours like:

  • Mantle cell lymphoma
  • Multiple myeloma

It works by blocking certain proteins, thus slowing the growth of cancer.

What Are The Side Effects Of Bortezomib?

The most common side effects of Bortezomibare:

  • Fatigue / generalized weakness
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Poor appetite
  • Diarrhea/constipation
  • Low platelet count
  • Low red blood cell count

Sometimes severe side effects such as the following may also be observed:

  • Dizziness/dehydration
  • Insomnia/headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Blurred vision
  • Swelling of face/feet/hands
  • Low white blood cell count
  • Muscle cramps
  • Upper respiratory tract infections
  • Anxiety
  • Low iron levels
  • Itching

Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.

What Are The Contraindications Of Bortezomib?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Hyper sensitivity towards the drug Bortezomibor any other allergies.
  • Pregnancy, breast feeding
  • Nerve sensation problems
  • Any heart disease, low or high blood pressure
  • Dehydration
  • Liver disease
  • Diabetes
  • Severe kidney disease
  • Viral infection like shingles, herpes

What Are The Uses Of Bortezomib?

Bortezomib, an anticancer drug is used in the treatment of certain tumours like:

  • Mantle cell lymphoma
  • Multiple myeloma

It works by blocking certain proteins, thus slowing the growth of cancer.

What Are The Side Effects Of Bortezomib?

The most common side effects of Bortezomibare:

  • Fatigue / generalized weakness
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Poor appetite
  • Diarrhea/constipation
  • Low platelet count
  • Low red blood cell count

Sometimes severe side effects such as the following may also be observed:

  • Dizziness/dehydration
  • Insomnia/headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Blurred vision
  • Swelling of face/feet/hands
  • Low white blood cell count
  • Muscle cramps
  • Upper respiratory tract infections
  • Anxiety
  • Low iron levels
  • Itching

Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.

What Are The Contraindications Of Bortezomib?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Hyper sensitivity towards the drug Bortezomibor any other allergies.
  • Pregnancy, breast feeding
  • Nerve sensation problems
  • Any heart disease, low or high blood pressure
  • Dehydration
  • Liver disease
  • Diabetes
  • Severe kidney disease
  • Viral infection like shingles, herpes