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Medicines used to treat cancer are very strong and can have many side 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.
A doctor will give you this medicine in a hospital or cancer treatment center. This medicine is given through a needle placed in one of your veins.
Bexxar® therapeutic regimen consists of 2 separate components (tositumomab and iodine I 131 tositumomab) which are given in 2 separate steps 7 to 14 days apart. You may also receive medicines (e.g., acetaminophen, diphenhydramine) to help prevent possible allergic reactions to the injection.