A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine in a hospital. This medicine is given through a needle placed into one of your veins. It must be given slowly, so the needle will have to stay in place for at least 15 minutes. Your doctor may need you to stay for at least 30 minutes after receiving the medicine to check for unwanted effects. A second dose will be given 3 to 8 days after your first dose.
This medicine comes with a patient information leaflet. Read and understand the instructions carefully. Ask your doctor if you have questions.
If you are also using cancer medicines, take them at least 30 minutes after receiving this medicine.