Bortezomib is one of the anti-cancer medications used in the treatment of mantle cell lymphoma and Multiple Myeloma. It is one of the best chemotherapy medications which is injected intravenously. Treatment of multi Myeloma by Bortezomib is done in those patients who have not received any treatment previously. Bortezomib in treating multiple Myeloma is combined with other medications to increase its efficiency.
What is Mantle Cell Lymphoma: Mantle cell lymphoma is a type of rare B cell defect. In this type of disease, the abnormal cell produces abnormal antibodies that accumulate at the lymph nodes.
Several chemotherapy medications are used in the treatment of Mantle cell lymphoma, but the most effective is the use of Bortezomib in combination with other medicines. It is used in patients who have at least one prior chemotherapy treatment.
What is BORTENAT ™?
BORTENAT is indicated for:
- Treatment of patients with multiple myeloma
- Treatment of patients with mantle cell lymphoma
Is Bortezomib Chemotherapy Drug:
According to the Food and Drug Administration, Bortezomib is one of the best chemotherapy medications used in the treatment of Multiple Myeloma and mantle cell lymphoma. Bortezomib belongs to the proteasome inhibitor class drug that works by inhibiting or slowing the proteasome activity of the lymphoma cells. The effect of Bortezomib is positive in the case of a patient suffering from renal impairment and diabetes.
Bortezomib injection Uses:
Bortezomib Injection is used in the treatment of several kinds of cancer, such as Multiple Myeloma and mantle cell lymphoma. It works by stopping or slowing down the growth of the cancerous cell. Bortezomib FDA label Injection is used in the treatment of multiple Myeloma when the patient does not have any prior therapy, whereas, in the case of Mantle cell lymphoma, bortezomib injection is used when the patient has at least one prior therapy.
General Warning: Bortezomib injection in high doses can cause peripheral neuropathy damage. The adverse effect of Bortezomib can weaken immunity.