Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Yescarta

Descriptions


Axicabtagene ciloleucel injection is used to treat large B-cell lymphoma (including diffuse large B-cell lymphoma [DLBCL], primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma, high grade B-cell lymphoma, or DLBCL from follicular lymphoma) that has come back or after 2 or more lines of treatment did not work well.

Axicabtagene ciloleucel injection is an antineoplastic (cancer) medicine that is made from your own white blood cells, which have been modified to recognize and attack your cancer cells. Before you begin treatment, talk to your doctor about the benefits of this medicine as well as the possible risks of receiving it.

This medicine is available only under a restricted distribution program called Yescarta™ REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy) Program.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Suspension