What should I tell my doctor before receiving BELEODAQ?1

Before receiving BELEODAQ, tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

  • have an infection
  • have had chemotherapy treatment
  • have liver or kidney problems
  • have nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
  • are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. BELEODAQ can harm your unborn baby. You should not become pregnant while receiving BELEODAQ. Tell your doctor right away if you become pregnant while receiving BELEODAQ.
  • are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if BELEODAQ passes into your breast milk. You and your doctor should decide if you will receive BELEODAQ or breastfeed. You should not do both.

How will I receive BELEODAQ?1

The BELEODAQ treatment regimen is a 21-day cycle made up of two phases:

Phase 1:

is a period of 5 days where you receive a 30-minute IV infusion of BELEODAQ every day

Phase 2:

is a period of 16 days where you do not receive any BELEODAQ

Infusion2
A method of putting fluids, including drugs, into the bloodstream. Also called intravenous infusion.

IV (intravenous)2
Into or within a vein. Intravenous usually refers to a way of giving a drug or other substance through a needle or tube inserted into a vein.

21-day cycle

  • You should have regular blood tests before and during your treatment with BELEODAQ.
  • Your doctor may change your dose of BELEODAQ, change when you receive your treatment, or stop treatment if you have certain side effects while receiving BELEODAQ.