Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Empliciti

Descriptions


Elotuzumab injection is used together with lenalidomide and dexamethasone to treat multiple myeloma (a blood cell cancer) in patients who have received one to three previous cancer treatments. It is also used together with pomalidomide and dexamethasone to treat multiple myeloma in patients who have received at least two previous cancer treatments (eg, lenalidomide, proteasome inhibitor). Elotuzumab interferes with the growth of cancer cells, which are then destroyed by the body. It is an antineoplastic agent (cancer medicine).

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

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Solution