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What Is Bortezomib Used For?

Is It Safe for Older Adults?

Yes, older adults can use this medicine. They may be more sensitive to bortezomib side effects, however, and therefore may need to be monitored more closely.

Are There Off-Label Reasons to Use Bortezomib?

On occasion, a healthcare provider may recommend this medication for treating something other than the conditions discussed in this article. This is called an "off-label" use. Possible off-label bortezomib uses include the treatment of:
  • Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma
  • Peripheral T-cell lymphoma
  • Amyloidosis.
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