Ontak Solution For Injection 150Mcg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Ontak: Solution for injection (150mcg)

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What is this Medicine?

DENILEUKIN DEFTITOX (DEN i loo kin DEF ti toks) is a chemotherapy drug. It slows the growth of cancer cells. This medicine is used to treat cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.

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Ontak 150mcg/ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 628560603
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Mycosis Fungoides, Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma (CTCL)

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL), Psoriasis

Storage Information
Store at or below 14 degrees F
Ontak 150mcg/ml Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Ontak 150mcg/ml Solution for Injection

Metallic Taste Incidence:
<10.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infusion-related Reactions Incidence:
8.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
8.9-20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
10.9-13.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
11.1-12.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
12.7-13.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
12.7-15.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
13.3-34.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
15.6-18.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
17.8-18.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
17.8-20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
18.2-20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
20.0-25.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
21.8-22.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
25.5-28.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Blood Vessel Fluid Leak Incidence:
32.5%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Chills Incidence:
42.2-47.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Tired Incidence:
43.6-46.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
46.7-60.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
48.9-63.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Antibody Formation Incidence:
66.0-100.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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