- Ibandronate Sodium
- Imatinib Mesylate
- Leucovorin Calcium
What is Generic for Velcade used for?
Generic for Velcade (Bortezomib) is a cancer chemotherapy drug used to treat certain types of tumors such as multiple myeloma (a cancer of the plasma cells) and mantle cell lymphoma (a cancer of lymph nodes). This injection medication is classified as a proteasome inhibitor. By blocking certain proteins, Bortezomib interferes with the growth of some cancer cells, thereby slowing the spread of the cancer. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Velcade?
The dosage of Generic for Velcade prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Velcade?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to receive Generic for Velcade injection in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, call your doctor as soon as possible.
What if you overdose on Generic for Velcade?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Velcade, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Velcade?
- St. John's wort
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Velcade.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Velcade, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Velcade can interact with antibiotics, antifungal medications, and antidepressants.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Velcade?
Like other medicines, Generic for Velcade can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Velcade are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Velcade cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Velcade develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Velcade can cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, blurred vision, loss of appetite, tiredness, weakness, dizziness, diarrhea, and constipation. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are receiving Generic for Velcade.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Velcade?
Is it possible for me to receive Generic for Velcade with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I receive Generic for Velcade?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Velcade?
How will Generic for Velcade work in my body?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Velcade drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Velcade is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.