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Avastin 400mg Injection

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SALT COMPOSITION
Bevacizumab (400mg)
STORAGE
Store in a refrigerator (2 – 8°C). Do not freeze.
Quantity
16 ml in 1 vial

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Description

Avastin 400mg Injection is an anticancer medication. It is used in the treatment of cancer of colon and rectum, non-small cell lung cancer, kidney cancer, brain tumor, ovarian and cervical cancer. It helps to prevent the growth of new blood vessels that feed tumors and stops tumors from growing.

Avastin 400mg Injection is an effective medicine, first-line option when used together with other cancer medicines. It is given as an infusion. That means you get it through a small needle in your vein or through a port, which is a device placed under your skin. The doctor will decide your dose and duration and will check you for signs of an infusion reaction such as high blood pressure and trouble breathing. You keep taking Avastin 400mg Injection as long as your disease is controlled and your side effects are manageable. Your doctor will determine whether you should stop taking it or not. You may be advised to check blood pressure and levels of protein in urine while you are taking this medication.

The most common side effects of this medicine include rectal bleeding, taste change, and headache. Inform your doctor that you are taking this medication before undergoing any surgical procedure, as the drug has ability to lower the ability of wound healing. Other than this, it also enhances your risk of bleeding thus if you notice any unusual bleeding or bleeding consult with your doctor immediately.

Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using.

“There is a Patient Support Program / Patient Assistance Program available in India for this medicine, being managed by Tata 1mg. Please contact your prescribing doctor to know more about the same. You may also call on (1800-102-1618) for more details.”


USES OF AVASTIN INJECTION

  • Cancer of colon and rectum
  • Non-small cell lung cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Brain tumor
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Cervical cancer

BENEFITS OF AVASTIN INJECTION

In Cancer of colon and rectum

Cancer of the colon and rectum, also known as colorectal cancer (CRC) or bowel cancer, is the development of cancer from two parts of the large intestine, namely, the colon or rectum. In this type of cancer, the person may notice symptoms such as blood in the stool, a change in bowel movements, weight loss, and fatigue. Avastin 400mg Injection treats and also lowers the risk of developing further cancerous growths (polyps) and bowel cancer. It kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells. It is an effective, yet very toxic medicine and you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

SIDE EFFECTS OF AVASTIN INJECTION

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Avastin

  • Rectal bleeding
  • Taste change
  • Headache
  • Nosebleeds
  • Back pain
  • Dry skin
  • High blood pressure
  • Protein in urine
  • Inflammation of the nose

HOW TO USE AVASTIN INJECTION

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

HOW AVASTIN INJECTION WORKS

Avastin 400mg Injection is a anti-angiogenic medication. It works by blocking a protein called vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF). This stops the formation of blood vessels that bring oxygen and nutrients to cancerous cells.

Additional information

Weight 0.01 kg
Dimensions 10 × 10 × 10 cm

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