Proper Use

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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 or other trained health professional will give you this medicine in a medical facility. It is given through a needle placed into one of your veins. The medicine must be given slowly, so the needle will have to stay in place for at least 3 hours for the first dose, then 1 or 2 hours for the next doses. The injection is usually given once a week on Days 1 and 8 of a 21-day treatment cycle.

Sacituzumab govitecan-hziy often causes nausea and vomiting. However, it is very important that you continue to receive this medicine even if you begin to feel ill. You may receive other medicines to help with the nausea and vomiting. Ask your doctor for other ways to lessen these effects.

You may also receive extra fluids and other medicines (eg, allergy medicine, fever medicine, steroids) to help prevent unwanted side effects from the injection.

Missed Dose

This medicine needs to be given on a fixed schedule. If you miss a dose, call your doctor, home health caregiver, or treatment clinic for instructions.