A nurse 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.
This medicine may be injected for at least 2 minutes. It may also be given slowly, so the IV tube will have to stay in place for at least 30 minutes. It will be given on the first day of your chemotherapy session, along with other medicines (eg, dexamethasone, granisetron, ondansetron) about 30 minutes before the start of treatment.
This medicine comes with a patient information leaflet. Read and follow the instructions carefully. Ask your doctor if you have any questions.