Bleomycin
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Bleomycin?

(blee oh MYE sin)

• This medicine is used to treat a variety of cancers.

• This medicine is used to prevent fluid build up in the lung cavity.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Talk with healthcare provider before receiving any vaccinations. Use with this medicine may either increase the risk of serious infection or make the vaccination less effective.

• If you are 75 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• Tell dentists, surgeons, and other healthcare providers that you use this medicine.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have lung disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have had radiation therapy, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you are a heavy smoker, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Use birth control that you can...

 
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