Active ingredients: brentuximab vedotin
What it is used for
Treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory CD30+ Hodgkin lymphoma (HL): 1. following autologous stem cell transplant (ASCT) or 2. following at least two prior therapies when ASCT or multi-agent chemotherapy is not a treatment option. Treatment of adult patients with CD30+ HL at higher risk of relapse or progression following ASCT (see Clinical Trials). Treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma (sALCL). Treatment of adult patients with CD30+ cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) after at least 1 prior systemic therapy.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous Infusion.
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- Shelf lifetime is 48 Months.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient brentuximab vedotin
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems