Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Kyprolis

Descriptions


Carfilzomib injection is used alone or together with other medicines (eg, dexamethasone, lenalidomide) to treat multiple myeloma (a type of bone marrow cancer) in patients who have received other treatments that did not work well.

Carfilzomib is an antineoplastic agent (cancer medicine). It interferes with the growth of cancer cells, which are eventually destroyed by the body.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Solution