Velcade is used in the treatment of multiple myeloma and mantle-cell lymphoma.
How it Works
Velcade is knwon as an anti-cancer medication. Velcade works by blocking or slowing the breakdown of proteins in cells. Thus the number of proteins increase in the cancer cells leading to their death. Velcade works by blocking the action of proteasome thus reducing growth of cancer cells as well.
Common Side effects
Some of the potential side effects of Velcade can include the symptoms below;
Reduced blood platelets,
Loss of appetite,
Decreased white blood cell count,