Pralatrexate Drug Information
Pralatrexate (Folotyn®) is a medication used to treat a certain type of blood cell cancer called peripheral T-cell lymphoma. This prescription drug works by interfering with how the cancer cells multiply. It is approved for use in adults and is given as an intravenous (IV) injection by a healthcare provider. You will receive this medicine once a week for six weeks, followed by a one-week break before beginning the treatment cycle again.
To ensure your safety with pralatrexate, make sure your healthcare provider has current information on any other drugs you are taking, including vitamins and supplements, as well as any allergies you may have. Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
(To read the complete article on this drug, click Pralatrexate. This resource contains information on how this medicine works, dosing instructions, and general safety precautions to be aware of before beginning treatment.)