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- What is mitoxantrone-injection, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- Is mitoxantrone-injection available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for mitoxantrone-injection?
- What are the side effects of mitoxantrone-injection?
- What is the dosage for mitoxantrone-injection?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with mitoxantrone-injection?
- Is mitoxantrone-injection safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about mitoxantrone-injection?
What is the dosage for mitoxantrone-injection?
Mitoxantrone is given by intravenous infusion. The recommended dose for secondary progressive multiple sclerosis is 12 mg/m2 infusion every 3 months. The lifetime cumulative dose is 140 mg/m2. The dose for nonlymphocytic leukemia is 12 mg/m2/day on days 1-3 with cytarabine 100 mg/m2/day on days 1-7. The dose for hormone-refractory prostate cancer is 12 to 14 mg/m2 every 21 days.
Which drugs or supplements interact with mitoxantrone-injection?
Combining mitoxantrone with other drugs that, like mitoxantrone, suppress the immune system leads to severe immune suppression and an increased risk of infections.
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