Drugs.com provides accurate and independent information on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and natural products. This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Data sources include IBM Watson Micromedex (updated 1 May 2019), Cerner Multum™ (updated 2 May 2019), Wolters Kluwer™ (updated 1 May 2019) and others.. Recommended Dosage. For the first cycle, the recommended total dose of BESPONSA for all patients is 1.8 mg/m 2 per cycle, administered as 3 divided doses on Day 1 (0.8 mg/m 2 ), Day 8 (0.5 mg/m 2 ), and Day 15 (0.5 mg/m 2 ). Cycle 1 is 3 weeks in duration, but may be extended to 4 weeks if the patient achieves a complete remission (CR). BESPONSA is a prescription medicine used to treat adults with relapsed or refractory B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). It is not known if BESPONSA is safe and effective in children under 18 years of age..