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Were you looking for more information about Velcade? Velcad is a common misspelling of Velcade.
 
A healthcare provider may prescribe Velcade® (bortezomib) to treat multiple myeloma, a type of cancer of the bone marrow, and mantle cell lymphoma, a type of cancer of the white blood cells. This medicine comes as an injection that is given by your healthcare provider.
 
To help ensure a safe treatment process, tell your healthcare provider about any other medical problems you might have, such as heart disease or low blood pressure, as well as any other medications, vitamins, or supplements you are taking. Side effects of this drug may include diarrhea, nausea, or lack of energy.
 
(Click Velcade for more information, including other side effects to look out for during treatment and details on when and how the medication is administered. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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