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Medicines used to treat cancer are very strong and can have many unwanted effects. 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 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 is usually given together with oral prednisone. Your doctor will tell you how much prednisone to take and how often.
You may also receive other medicines to help prevent allergic reactions and nausea from the injection.
Read and follow the patient instructions that come with this medicine. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.