Hospitalization is recommended for the first 3 days of the first cycle and the first
days of the second cycle.
For all subsequent cycle starts and reinitiation (eg, if treatment is interrupted for 4 or
hours), supervision by a healthcare professional or hospitalization is recommended.
When not hospitalized, patients may potentially be treated with BLINCYTO® at
of the following locations:
Patients may have the option of receiving BLINCYTO®
treatment at home after the initial hospital stay recommendation, with supervision by a
With infusion bag changes required only once weekly, the BLINCYTO®
continuous IV infusion option* may give you added flexibility when transitioning your
from inpatient to outpatient treatment.
Continuous IV infusion1
Administration of BLINCYTO® requires cIV infusion for delivery at a constant
rate using an infusion pump that is programmable, lockable, non-elastomeric, and has an
BLINCYTO® infusion bags are admixed to infuse over:1
Infusion duration and rates1
The information provided here is an abbreviated summary and does not replace the
Prescribing Information. Please consult the Prescribing Information when preparing
The final volume of infusion solution is more than the volume administered to the patient to
account for the priming of the IV tubing and to ensure that the patient will receive the
dose of BLINCYTO®.
- Infuse BLINCYTO® solution according to the instructions on
pharmacy label on the prepared bag at one of the following constant infusion rates:
- Infusion rate of 10 mL/hour for a duration of 24 hours
- Infusion rate of 5 mL/hour for a duration of 48 hours
- Infusion rate of 0.6 mL/hour for a duration of 7 days*
- The BLINCYTO® solution must be administered using IV tubing
that contains a sterile, non-pyrogenic, low protein-binding, 0.2 micron in-line
At the end of the infusion, any unused BLINCYTO® solution in the IV bag and IV
tubing should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Do not flush the
infusion line or intravenous catheter, especially when changing infusion bags. Flushing when
changing bags or at completion of infusion can result in excess dosage and complications
thereof. When administering via a multi-lumen venous catheter,
BLINCYTO® should be infused through a dedicated lumen.