THIOTEPA (Injection) (Injectable)

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THIOTEPA (Injection) (Injectable) Drug and Prescription Information

THIOTEPA (Injection) (Injectable)

THIOTEPA (Injection) (Injectable) Medication Classification

THIOTEPA (Injection)

THIOTEPA (Injection) (Injectable) Brandname

THIOTEPA (Injection) (Injectable) is used for the Treatment

Thiotepa (thye-oh-TEP-a) Treats different types of cancers, sometimes in combination with other medicines.

When To Not Use THIOTEPA (Injection) (Injectable)

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to thiotepa. You should not use if you have liver or kidney problems, or a bone marrow disorder.

How Should You Use THIOTEPA (Injection) (Injectable)


  • This medicine, like all medicines used to treat cancer, is very strong. Make sure you understand why you are getting it and what the risks and benefits of treatment are. It is important for you to work closely with your doctor.
  • Your doctor will decide how much medicine you should have and when it will be given. A nurse or other caregiver trained to give cancer drugs will give your treatment.
  • Your medicine will be given into a vein, usually in your arm, wrist, or hand, and sometimes in your chest. This is called intravenous (in-tra-VEEN-us), or IV.
  • Do not get the medicine on your skin. If it does, wash the area well with soap and water, and tell your caregiver.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • This medicine needs to be given on a regular schedule. If you miss a dose, call your doctor, home health caregiver, or clinic where you get your treatments for instructions.

Proper THIOTEPA (Injection) (Injectable) Storage

Store THIOTEPA (Injection) (Injectable) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep THIOTEPA (Injection) (Injectable) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using THIOTEPA (Injection) (Injectable)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • You should not use aspirin or any product that has aspirin in it (such as some cold medicines) unless you have talked to your doctor.
  • Talk to your doctor before getting any vaccines (such as flu shots).

THIOTEPA (Injection) (Injectable) Warnings

  • Do not breastfeed while you are being given this medicine.
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you recently had radiation treatments.
  • You may get infections more easily while being treated with this medicine. Stay away from crowds or people with colds, flu, or other infections.
  • This medicine may make your mouth sore and irritated. Brush your teeth with a soft-bristle toothbrush or mouth swab.
  • This medicine can cause nausea and vomiting. Your doctor may prescribe medicine to keep you from feeling sick and throwing up. If the medicine does not help (you can't keep liquids down), call your doctor.
  • Do not get pregnant while you or your sexual partner are being treated with thiotepa. Use an effective form of birth control while using this medicine.
  • If you are pregnant, talk to your doctor before you start your treatments.
  • Some cancer drugs may make you sterile (unable to have children), whether you are a man or woman. If you plan to have children someday, talk with your doctor before you start your treatments.

THIOTEPA (Injection) (Injectable) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Fever or sore throat
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Uncontrollable nausea or vomiting
  • Skin rash, hives, or itching
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Irregular menstrual periods
  • Pain where the IV is given
  • Loss of appetite
  • Weakness, headache, or dizziness

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