Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Adcetris

Descriptions


Brentuximab injection is used to treat a type of cancer called Hodgkin lymphoma. It is given to patients who have received a bone marrow (autologous stem cell) transplant or other cancer treatments that did not work well. It is also given to patients who have a high risk of relapse or progression after the bone marrow transplant.

Brentuximab injection is used to treat patients with systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma. It is given to patients after other cancer medicines did not work well. It interferes with the growth of cancer cells, which are then destroyed by the body.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Solution