What are restrictions on medications used in the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML)?

Updated: May 26, 2020
  • Author: Karen Seiter, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
  • Print
Answer

Medications used for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) cause severe bone marrow depression. Only physicians specifically trained in their use should use these agents. In addition, access to appropriate supportive care (ie, blood banking) is required.


Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!