Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex
A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine in a hospital or cancer clinic. It is given through a needle placed into a vein.
This medicine needs to be given on a fixed schedule. Be sure to keep all appointments.
Drink extra fluids so you will pass more urine while you are receiving this medicine. This may help prevent kidney problems and other unwanted effects.
You may also receive other medicines (eg, dexamethasone, antivirals) to help prevent unwanted reactions to the injection and decrease the risk of virus infection (eg, herpes zoster) reactivation.