Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) doesn’t just affect one person. It’s a journey that includes family and friends.

CALQUENCE CarePartner Journey

That’s why you play such an important role in supporting your friend or loved one who’s taking CALQUENCE. Whether you help schedule appointments or provide emotional support, what you do is so important.

Sometimes, it can be overwhelming to provide this kind of support day in and day out. That’s why we’re here to help you every step of the way.

Thank you for being a CALQUENCE CarePartner!

Some ways you can help your friend or loved one through the treatment journey

Stay Informed

Learning about MCL and treatment with CALQUENCE is not only helpful for patients, but for friends and family as well.

  • You can learn more about MCL here
  • You can learn more about treatment with CALQUENCE here

Get Organized

Living with MCL may feel overwhelming. Help your friend or loved one stay organized by keeping track of medications or questions to ask during your next doctor visit.

  • You can use this Medication Tracker to keep track of all the medications your friend or loved one may be taking
  • Use this Doctor Discussion Guide to help prepare questions to ask the doctor or nurse during the next visit

Look for Changes

Keeping track of changes in symptoms over time can help provide the doctor with important information to help manage treatment.

NOTE: If your friend or loved one is experiencing a “severe” symptom or side effect, you should notify your doctor immediately.

Take Care of Yourself

It’s important to take time to care for yourself so you can be there for your friend or loved one.

  • Learn more about taking care of yourself here

Support Programs

You are not alone in supporting your friend or loved one taking CALQUENCE. AstraZeneca is committed to providing support every step of the way through a variety of helpful programs such as CALQUENCECaresTM and Lighthouse.

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

CALQUENCE may cause serious side effects, including:

  • Bleeding problems (hemorrhage) may happen during treatment with CALQUENCE, and can be serious. Your risk of bleeding may increase if you are also taking a blood thinner medicine. Tell your healthcare provider if you have any signs or symptoms of bleeding, including:
    • blood in your stools or black stools (looks like tar)
    • pink or brown urine
    • unexpected bleeding, or bleeding that is severe or you cannot control
    • vomit blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds
    • cough up blood or blood clots
    • dizziness
    • weakness
    • confusion
    • change in your speech
    • headache that lasts a long time
  • Infections. Infections can happen during treatment with CALQUENCE. These infections can be serious and may lead to death. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you have fever, chills, or flu-like symptoms.
  • Decrease in blood cell counts. Decreased blood counts (white blood cells, platelets, and red blood cells) are common with CALQUENCE, but can also be severe. Your healthcare provider should do monthly blood tests to check your blood counts.
  • Second primary cancers. New cancers have happened in people during treatment with CALQUENCE, including cancers of the skin. Use sun protection when you are outside in sunlight.
  • Heart rhythm problems (atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter) have happened in people treated with CALQUENCE. Tell your healthcare provider if you have any of the following signs or symptoms:
    • your heartbeat is fast or irregular
    • feel lightheaded or dizzy
    • pass out (faint)
    • shortness of breath
    • chest discomfort

The most common side effects of CALQUENCE include:

  • headache
  • diarrhea
  • tiredness
  • muscle aches
  • bruising

These are not all the possible side effects of CALQUENCE. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You may report side effects related to AstraZeneca products by clicking here.

What is CALQUENCE?

CALQUENCE is a prescription medicine used to treat adults with mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) who have received at least one prior treatment for their cancer.

It is not known if CALQUENCE is safe and effective in children.

Please see complete Prescribing Information including Patient Information.