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Dosing Information for Carfilzomib

The dose of carfilzomib your healthcare provider recommends will vary, based on a number of factors, such as:
 
  • Your height and weight
  • How well you tolerate the medication.
 
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 
(Click Carfilzomib Dosage for more information.)
 

Drug Interactions

Carfilzomib may react with a few other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Carfilzomib).
 

What If I Overdose on This Drug?

It is not entirely known what to expect from an overdose with this medicine. Seek immediate medical attention if you believe you may have been given too much carfilzomib.
 
(Click Kyprolis Overdose for more information.)
 

Storage Information

Carfilzomib will normally be stored by your healthcare provider. It should be stored refrigerated, in its original package, and protected from light.
 
This medication must be mixed with Sterile Water for Injection prior to use. Once prepared for use, carfilzomib can be stored refrigerated for up to 24 hours or at room temperature for up to 4 hours.
 
Keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children and pets.
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Carfilzomib?

If you miss an appointment to receive your carfilzomib dose, contact your healthcare provider right away to reschedule. It is important to try to remember all your healthcare appointments while receiving this medicine.
 
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Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
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