Bleomycin attacks cancer cells and prevents them from dividing and growing in numbers.
It is commonly used together with other medications to treat lymphomas and certain solid tumours such as testicular and skin cancers.
Early Side Effects (within days after receiving Bleomycin)
Delayed Side Effects (within days to weeks after receiving Bleomycin)
Please see your healthcare professional immediately if any of the following occur:
Inform your healthcare professional if:
Bleomycin may be given as an injection into your vein (intravenous), under the skin (subcutaneous) or into your muscle (intramuscular).
If you forget to receive a dose of Bleomycin, reschedule an appointment with your hospital as soon as possible.
You may refer to the following website if you need more information: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/
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