Bortero 2mg Injection is a chemotherapy medication that belongs to the class of medicines called proteasome inhibitors. It consists of the active ingredient Bortezomib. It is indicated for the treatment of multiple myeloma and mantle cell lymphoma. Multiple myeloma refers to the cancerous progression of plasma cells that are predominant in the bone marrow. Mantle cell lymphoma is a less common cancer affecting the lymph nodes. This medication is concomitantly used with other chemotherapy medicines like pegylated liposomal doxorubicin, rituximab, cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, dexamethasone, prednisolone or thalidomide for patients who have not started treatment and are ineligible for blood stem cell transplant.
The common side effects likely associated with Bortero 2mg Injection are Pneumonia, loss of appetite, sensitivity, tingling and burning sensation of the skin, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, mouth ulcers, constipation, muscle and bone pain, hair loss, fever, infections, itching, redness, dehydration, stomach problems, etc., Inform your physician if these side effects disturb or persist in you.
Inform your doctor if you are allergic to Bortero 2mg Injection and its ingredients. Do not use this medication if you have severe lung or heart problems. Before starting treatment with this medication, let your physician know if you are suffering from neuropathy (nerves malfunction), cardiac disorders, severe lung problems, pulmonary disorders, posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, thrombocytopenia (a low platelet count), neutropenia (low white blood cell count), tumor lysis syndrome (metabolic abnormalities that can occur as a complication during the treatment of cancer), hepatic disorders. Inform your doctor of diabetes because this Injection can affect your blood glucose levels.Bortezomib cancer
Uses of Bortero 2mg Injection
- Treatment of multiple myeloma and mantle cell lymphoma.
Therapeutic Effects of Bortero 2mg Injection
Bortero 2mg Injection Injection works by exerting a toxic effect on cancer cells. It inhibits the 26S proteasome and blocks a major cell signaling pathway. This inhibition of the signaling pathway makes the cancer cells sensitive to chemotherapy. This medicine also enhances the build-up of a protein and minimizes cancer cell growth and multiplication.Bortezomib injection
Interaction of Bortero 2mg Injection with other drugs
Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medications, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products that you are taking or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with Bortero 2mg Injection and may cause undesirable side effects.