Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®
A doctor or other trained health professional will give you this medicine in a hospital. It is given through a needle placed in a vein. This medicine must be given slowly, so your IV tube will need to stay in place for at least 4 hours.
This medicine comes with patient information leaflet. Read and follow these instructions carefully. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.
You may also receive other medicines (eg, cancer medicine) before receiving this medicine.
This medicine is made specifically for each patient, using the patient's own blood cells. Your doctor will collect your blood through a procedure called mobilization and apheresis. Talk with your doctor if you have any concerns about this.
Your doctor will also want you to stay in the hospital or center for at least 3 to 6 weeks after your infusion.
Do not use hydroxyurea or medicine to treat HIV for at least 1 month before having a procedure to collect your blood.
Do not use iron chelators for at least 7 days before receiving a cancer medicine and for 6 months after receiving this medicine.