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When and How to Use It

Some general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with Mutamycin include the following:
  • Mutamycin comes in the form of a powder, which is dissolved in sterile water to form a liquid. It is usually given through a needle inserted into a vein (an intravenous, or IV, injection).
  • Doses are usually given once every six to eight weeks.
  • You will normally receive your injection by a healthcare provider in a healthcare setting, such as a hospital or clinic.
  • For Mutamycin to work properly, it must be used as prescribed.

Dosing Information

The dose of Mutamycin your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on several factors, such as:
  • Your height and weight
  • How you respond to and tolerate the medication
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Mutamycin Dosage for more information.)

Side Effects of Mutamycin

Just like any chemotherapy medicine, Mutamycin can cause side effects, some of which can be significant and potentially serious. In fact, most people will experience some type of side effect during treatment. Talk with your healthcare provider about ways to prevent or lessen reactions to this drug.
Some of the more common side effects seen with Mutamycin include but are not limited to:
  • Low blood cell counts
  • Hair loss
  • Fever
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea and vomiting.
(Click Mutamycin Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
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