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The content of this website has been produced in line with the BESPONSA®▼ (inotuzumab ozogamicin) Summary of Product Characteristics for Great Britain and is intended for Healthcare Professionals based in Great Britain. BESPONSA▼ Prescribing Information for Great Britain click here. BESPONSA▼ Prescribing Information for Northern Ireland click here. Adverse event reporting information can be found at the bottom of the page.

Administration

Administer BESPONSA with precision1

For more information on administration, please consult the BESPONSA Summary of Product Characteristics or download the Pharmacy Guide below

Before administering BESPONSA

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Pre-medication with a corticosteroid, antipyretic, and antihistamine is recommended prior to dosing

  •  For patients with circulating lymphoblasts, cytoreduction with a combination of hydroxyurea, steroids, and/or vincristine to a peripheral blast count ≤ 10,000/mm3 is recommended prior to the first dose

How to administer BESPONSA

  • BESPONSA is diluted to a total nominal volume of 50 mL, and administered at a flow rate of 50 mL/hr at room temperature (68–77 °F [20–25 °C])

During and after administering BESPONSA

Observe patients for ≥ 1 hour post infusion

Patients should be observed during and for at least 1 hour after the end of the infusion for symptoms of infusion-related reactions

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Fast Facts

Download the Fast Facts PDF document to aid your understanding of BESPONSA. SmPC should be consulted for full guidance

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Pharmacy Guide

Download the guide for Pharmacists for information on dosing, drug interactions, reconstitution, administration, shelf life etc. SmPC should be consulted for full guidance

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▼ This medicinal product is subject to additional monitoring. This will allow quick identification of new safety information. Healthcare professionals are asked to report any suspected adverse reactions. See section 4.8 of the SmPC for how to report adverse reactions.
Reference
  1. BESPONSA Summary of Product Characteristics for Great Britain click here. BESPONSA Summary of Product Characteristics for Northern Ireland click here
PP-INO-GBR-0499. August 2021

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