Were you looking for information about Bortezomib? Bortizomib is a common misspelling of bortezomib.
By causing an accumulation of certain proteins within the cancer cells, bortezomib (Velcade®) may be an effective treatment for adults with multiple myeloma or mantle cell lymphoma. This prescription drug comes in the form of an injection that is given into a vein (intravenously) or just beneath the skin (subcutaneously).
Although some people tolerate this medicine well, side effects are possible and may include weakness, nausea, and diarrhea. There are some people who may not be able to safely use this medicine, including those who have certain heart, liver, or kidney problems.
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