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Gemtuzumab Ozogamicin (Systemic)

Brand Names : Mylotarg

Description and Brand Names | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

  • Monoclonal antibody
  • antineoplastic

Gemtuzumab ozogamicin (gem-TOO-ze-mab oh-zoh-GAM-ih-sin)is a monoclonal antibody. It is used to treat a certain type of leukemia which has recurred in patients who are 60 years of age or older. Gemtuzumab ozogamicin is an alternative to chemotherapy for these patients.

This medicine is to be administered only by or under the immediate supervision of your doctor. It is available in the following dosage form:

  • Injection (U.S.)

Brand Names

Some commonly used brand names are:

In the U.S. -

  • Mylotarg

† Not commercially available in Canada.


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Gemtuzumab Ozogamicin: Before Using

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