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Your child needs to have the medicine called interleukin-3 (Il-3) (say: in-ter-loo-kin) as part of their cancer treatment. This information sheet explains what interleukin-3 does, how it is given, and what side effects or problems your child may have when they get this medicine.

Disclaimer: The information in this Family Med-aid is accurate at the time of printing. It provides a summary of information about interleukin-3 and does not contain all possible information about this medicine. Not all side effects are listed. If you have any questions or want more information about interleukin-3, speak to your healthcare provider. 

Last updated: March 15th 2010