Uses

Polatuzumab is used to treat a certain type of lymphoma (diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, also known as DLBCL). This medication works by stopping the growth of cancer cells.

How to use Polatuzumab Vedotin-Piiq 140 Mg Intravenous Solution

This medication is given by slow injection into a vein by a health care professional. The dosage is based on your medical condition, weight, and response to treatment.

Before you receive this medication, your doctor will direct you to take other medications (such as acetaminophen, diphenhydramine) to help prevent side effects. Your doctor should also prescribe other medications (such as antibiotics, antiviral medications) to help prevent infection. Use these medications exactly as prescribed by your doctor.

Infusion reactions may happen while you are receiving this drug and for 24 hours afterward. Tell your doctor right away if you have symptoms such as fever, chills, shortness of breath, flushing, itching, or dizziness.

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