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BLINCYTO® Infusion

BLINCYTO® (blinatumomab) Information for Patients 

BLINCYTO is indicated for the treatment of Philadelphia chromosome-negative relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). 
  • BLINCYTO is given as an intravenous injection through a vein (IV) as a continuous infusion over 28 days.
  • Hospitalization is recommended for the first 9 days of the first cycle and the first 2 days of the second cycle
  • For all subsequent cycle starts and reinitiation (i.e. if treatment is interrupted for ≥4 hr), supervision by a healthcare professional or hospitalization is recommended
For questions about your treatment, please contact your healthcare provider.


Helpful tips on handling your infusion pump:
• Do check pump daily (more often if pump is programmed for less than 48 hours)
• Do not submerge pump in water - when bathing, hang pump outside of shower
• Do not get dressing or pump wet
• Do not drop the pump or strike against hard surfaces
• If your pump happens to alarm, be sure to call the hotline (800) 315-3287 for assistance

Just for Patients – Watch a video about your infusion pump. 
These short videos review basic clinical information such as pump safety and alarms, our 24/7 patient support hotline and frequently asked questions about handling your infusion pump. https://www.infusystem.com/patients/oncology/education
 

We are here for you 24/7. For questions about your infusion pump call our 24/7 Patient Hotline1-800-315-3287

 

BLINCYTO® is a registered trademark of Amgen Inc.