Description and Brand Names
Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®
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Tisagenlecleucel injection is used to treat B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) that has come back a second or later time or after other medicines did not work well in patients up to 25 years of age. Leukemia is a type of cancer where the body makes abnormal white blood cells.
Tisagenlecleucel injection is also used to treat follicular lymphoma (FL) and large B-cell lymphoma (including diffuse large B-cell lymphoma [DLBCL], high grade B-cell lymphoma, or DLBCL from follicular lymphoma) that has come back or after 2 or more lines of treatment did not work well. Lymphoma is a type of cancer where the body makes abnormal white blood cells.
Tisagenlecleucel injection is an antineoplastic (cancer) medicine that is made from your own white blood cells, which have been modified to recognize and attack your cancer cells. Before you begin treatment, talk to your doctor about the benefits of this medicine as well as the possible risks of receiving it.
This medicine is available only under a restricted distribution program called Kymriah® REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy) Program.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: