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A nurse or other trained health professional will give you or your child this medicine in a medical facility. It is given through a needle placed into one of your veins.
Hospitalization is recommended for the first 3 days of the first treatment cycle and for the first 2 days of the second cycle.
This medicine is usually given every day for 4 weeks followed by a 2-week treatment free-interval. This is one treatment cycle. After the 2-week break, your doctor will decide if you will be given additional treatment cycles of this medicine.
This medicine should come with a Medication Guide. Read and follow these instructions carefully. Ask your doctor if you have any questions.
You may receive steroid medicines (eg, dexamethasone, prednisone) before injection with blinatumomab to help prevent unwanted reactions to the injection.