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Dacarbazine Dosage

General Information on Using This Medicine

Some considerations to keep in mind during treatment with dacarbazine include the following:
 
  • This medication is given into a vein (an intravenous, or IV, injection) once a day. It is usually given for 5 to 10 days in a row, followed by a break in treatment. However, your healthcare provider may recommend other dosing schedules.
     
  • Limiting your food intake for four to six hours before receiving your dosage may help reduce the risk of vomiting.
     
  • The injection is normally given by a healthcare provider in a healthcare setting, such as a hospital or clinic.
     
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be used as prescribed.
     
  • If you are unsure about anything related to your dacarbazine dosage, please talk with your healthcare provider or pharmacist.
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