Mitoxantrone IV Uses and How to Use

  • Uses

    Mitoxantrone is used to treat leukemia and other cancers. It is also used to treat multiple sclerosis. It belongs to a class of drugs known as anthracenediones and works by slowing or stopping the growth of certain cells (including cancer cells and cells that affect the body's natural defenses).

    How To Use

    This medication is given by injection into a vein by a health care professional as directed by your doctor. Dosage is based on your medical condition, body size, and response to treatment.

    If you are receiving this medication to treat multiple sclerosis, read the Patient Information Leaflet available from your doctor or pharmacist before starting treatment and before receiving each dose.

    If this medication touches your skin, immediately wash the area well with soap and water. If this medication gets in your eye, open the eyelid and flush with water for 15 minutes, then seek immediate medical attention.