Mozobil

Drug List

Mozobil

Drug Name

Mozobil (Plerixafor)

Manufactured By

Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC

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Treats Disease/Condition

Uses

Mozobil works by helping your bone marrow release stem cells into your bloodstream so they can be collected and transplanted back into the body. Mozobil is used in people with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma or multiple myeloma.Plerixafor is used to treat non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) and multiple myeloma (MM). It is used together with granulocyte-colony stimulating factor or G-CSF (e.g., filgrastim, pegfilgrastim) to mobilize hematopoietic stem cells (HSC) for collection and transplantation.

How To Use

Your doctor will prescribe your exact dose and tell you how often it should be given. This medicine is given as a shot under your skin. This medicine should be started after you have received another medicine (G-CSF) for 4 days. A nurse or other health provider will give you this medicine.

Side Effects

Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing Lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting Pain, itching, burning, swelling, or a lump under your skin where the shot is given Pain in the left upper abdomen or around the left shoulder Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor: Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.

Drug Interactions

Based on in vitro data, p1erixaforis not a substrate, inhibitor or inducer of human cytochrome P450 isozymes. P1erixafor is not likely to be implicated in in vivo drug-drug interactions involving cytochrome P450s. At concentrations similar to what are seen clinically, plerixafor did not act as a substrate or inhibitor ofP-g1ycoprotein in an in vitro study

In Case of Overdose

Overdose symptoms may include stomach discomfort, severe dizziness, or fainting. Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

In Case of Missed Dose

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