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Drug information on Borviz (Bortezomib) from Intas Pharmaceutical Ltd.

Borviz

  Injection
Intas Pharmaceutical Ltd.
Generic : Bortezomib
 13.00
2mg/1vial
1Vial
Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Borviz may be prescribed


Side effects of Borviz

   Blood : Anemia, decrease in white blood cells and platelets.

   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, diarrhea, constipation, vomiting, abdominal pain and indigestion.

   Central Nervous System : Nerve disease, dizziness, headache, sleeplessness and tingling.

   General : Fever, fatigue, weakness and swelling in the extremities.

   Infections : Pneumonia and lung infection.

   Musculoskeletal : Back pain, pain in extremities and joint pain.

   Metabolic : Loss of appetite.

   Skin : Rash and itching.

   Respiratory : Cough and difficulty in breathing.

   Heart : Low or high blood pressure.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: IV- 1.3 mg/m2 as bolus on days 1, 4, 8 and 11 of a 21-day cycle, followed by a 10-day rest period (days 12-21).

How to use Borviz?

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

When is Borviz not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Borviz

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart disease, infection, sugar, fainting, high cholesterol, high or low blood pressure, weakness, alcoholism, kidney or liver disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness, drowsiness, lightheadedness or blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery and get up slowly from bed while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Borviz

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Borviz

Store the medication as directed by your physician.



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