OFATUMUMAB - INJECTION
Common Brand Name(s): Arzerra
Phonetic Pronunciation: (oh-fuh-TOO-muh-mab)
Information last revised June 2010
Ofatumumab is used to treat a certain type of leukemia (CLL - chronic lymphocytic leukemia) in patients who have not responded to other cancer chemotherapy drugs (such as fludarabine, alemtuzumab). Ofatumumab belongs to a class of drugs known as monoclonal antibodies. This medication works by stopping the growth of cancer cells.
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