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Avastin Solution for Infusion 400 mg/16 ml

SAR 4,271.40
In stock
SKU :
1001-RO015

Avastin 400 mg/16 ml is a vascular endothelial growth factor-specific angiogenesis inhibitor used to treat metastatic colorectal cancer in combination with intravenous 5-fluorouracil-based chemotherapy as a first- or second-line treatment.

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Product Description:

  • Avastin 400 mg/16 ml is a vascular endothelial growth factor-specific angiogenesis inhibitor used to treat metastatic colorectal cancer in combination with intravenous 5-fluorouracil-based chemotherapy as a first- or second-line treatment.

Uses:

  • Avastin (bevacizumab) is used in combination with fluoropyrimidine-based chemotherapy to treat patients with metastatic colon or rectal malignancy.

Precautions and warnings:

  • If you experience any of the following side effects seek medical attention immediately.:
    • shortness of breath/rapid breathing.
    • chest/jaw/left arm pain.
    • unusual sweating, confusion.
    • sudden dizziness/fainting.
    • pain/swelling/warmth in the groin/calf.
    • sudden/severe headaches.
    • difficulty speaking.
    • weakness on one side of the body.
    • or sudden vision changes.

Side effects:

  • GI perforation.
  • Abnormal passage in the body.
  • Wounds that don't heal.
  • Serious bleeding.
  • Severe high blood pressure.
  • Kidney problems.
  • Infusion-related reactions.
  • Severe stroke or heart problems.

Ingredients:

  • Bevacizumab.

Concentration:

  • 400 mg/16 ml.

Pharmacological classification:

  • Anti- angiogenic agents.

Volume:

  • 16 ml.

How to Use:

  • A healthcare professional administers AVASTIN by intravenous infusion.
  • The initial infusion is typically administered over 90 minutes.
  • If the second infusion is well tolerated, it may be given for more than 60 minutes.
  • Later infusions may be given for more than 30 minutes.

Storage Conditions:

  • AVASTIN will be kept at the pharmacy or on the hospital ward in a refrigerator at a temperature ranging from 2 to 8°C.
  • AVASTIN is for single usage only.
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