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Often used for:
Multiple myeloma, lymphoma
Bortezomib is a type of medicine called targeted therapy. It acts to block or slow down important cell functions, leading to cell death.
Patients will have regular blood draws to check blood counts and monitor liver and kidney function.
May be given as a liquid into a vein by IV
May be given as a liquid under the skin (subcutaneous)
Not all patients who take bortezomib will experience these side effects. Common side effects are in bold, but there may be others. Please report all suspected side effects to your doctor or pharmacist.
Be sure to discuss these and other recommendations with your doctor or pharmacist.