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Brand name: Blincyto TM

Active ingredients: blinatumomab

What it is used for

Blincyto is indicated for the treatment of relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL).,Blincyto is indicated for the treatment of minimal residual disease (MRD) positive B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) in patients in complete haematological remission.,Note to indication: the indications in Philadelphia positive, MRD positive and paediatric patients were approved based on phase II, non-randomised evidence. An improvement in clinical outcomes by direct prospective comparison in a randomised setting relative to other standard-of-care salvage therapies has not been established.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

This medicine is a pack that contains more than one part.

Part 1: Injection, powder for

White to off-white lyophillised powder

How to take this medicine: Intravenous

Part 2: Injection, solution

Colourless to slightly yellow and clear to slightly opalescent solution

How to take this medicine: Intravenous

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Storage instructions

  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Do not Freeze
  • Protect from direct sunlight
  • Store in Original Container
  • Shelf lifetime is 60 Months.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient blinatumomab

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.

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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

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