OverviewGEMTUZUMAB OZOGAMICIN is a Schedule H drug.
Gemtuzumab ozogamicin is a monoclonal antibody linked to a chemotherapy drug. Monoclonal antibodies are made to target and destroy only certain cells in the body. This may help to protect healthy cells from damage.Gemtuzumab ozogamicin is used to treat a certain type of acute myeloid leukemia, and is sometimes given when this condition has come back or has not responded after prior chemotherapy.
UsageGEMTUZUMAB OZOGAMICIN is generally used to treat: Leukemia, Myeloid
GEMTUZUMAB OZOGAMICIN can address symptoms like: Pale Skin, Fatigue (tiredness), Easy Bruising, Easy Bleeding, Fever, Joint Pain, Abdomen Pain, Abdomen Discomfort, Head Headache, Confusion, Loss Of Appetite, Shortness Of Breath, Weight Loss (unintentional), Cold
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 18yrs
Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Not Safe
How Do I Take It?Route of Administration: IV (Intravenous)
- Avoid getting pregnant while receiving gemtuzumab ozogamicin and for at least 6 months after your last dose.
- You should not be treated with gemtuzumab ozogamicin if you are allergic to it.
- You may need to have a negative pregnancy test before starting this treatment.
- Gemtuzumab ozogamicin must be given slowly, and the infusion can take at least 2 hours to complete.
- You will be watched closely for at least 1 hour after receiving gemtuzumab ozogamicin, to make sure you do not have an infusion reaction.
- You will need frequent medical tests to be sure this medicine is not causing harmful effects. Your cancer treatments may be delayed based on the results of these tests.This medicine can pass into body fluids, For at least 48 hours after you receive a dose, avoid allowing your body fluids to come into contact with your hands or other surfaces.
- Caregivers should wear rubber gloves while cleaning up a patient’s body fluids, handling contaminated trash or laundry or changing diapers.
- Wash hands before and after removing gloves.
- Wash soiled clothing and linens separately from other laundry.
- Avoid contact with people who have infections that may spread to others.
- Do not have immunizations/vaccinations without the consent of your doctor.
- Avoid contact with people who have recently received live vaccine.
Common Side-EffectsGEMTUZUMAB OZOGAMICIN : Fever, Nausea, Vomit, Constipation, Head Headache, Cough, Throat Soreness, Fingers Blue Colored Skin, Noisy Breathing, Irregular Heartbeat, Body Excessive Sweating, Pale Skin, Right Side Upper Abdomen Pain, Abdomen Bloating Or Fullness, Abdomen Pain
Serious Side-EffectsGEMTUZUMAB OZOGAMICIN : Seizure, Nosebleeds, BRAIN BLEED, Easy Bleeding, Blood Or Red Colored Urine, Bloody Or Red Colored Stools, Gums Bleeding, Chest Pain, Confusion, Decreased Urination, Bloody Or Red Colored Vomit, Difficulty Breathing, Difficulty Swallowing, Lightheadedness, Vagina Bleeding, Rapid Heart Rate (pulse), Increased Thirst, Loss Of Appetite, Lower Back Pain, Mood Swings, Hands Tingling, Feet Tingling, Pain With Urination, Slow Or Irregular Breathing, Dark Colored (brown) Urine, Black (tar) Colored Stools, Chest Discomfort, Ankles Swelling, Face Swelling
Rare Side-EffectsGEMTUZUMAB OZOGAMICIN : Skin Rash, Itchy Skin
Storage ConditionsRefrigeration (Between 2 To 8 C)
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