Proper Use

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Before receiving this medicine, make sure you understand all the risks and benefits. It is important for you to work closely with your doctor during your treatment.

You will receive this medicine while you are in a hospital or cancer treatment center. A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine. This medicine is given through a needle placed in one of your veins.

This medicine must be given slowly, so the needle will remain in place for 30 minutes. It is usually given every 3 weeks until your condition improves. You may also receive medicines (e.g., acetaminophen, steroid medicines) to help prevent possible allergic reactions to the injection.