Medicine : Avastin (100mg)

Name:Avastin (100mg)
Manufacturer:Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd (mano)
Generic Use:Bevacizumab

Generic ( Bevacizumab )

Typical use Of Bevacizumab :Colorectal Cancer
Mechanism of action of Bevacizumab :A Recombinant Humanised Monoclonal Antibody That Binds To Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF), Prevents Interaction Of VEGF With Its Receptors (Flt-1, KDR) On The Surface Of Endothelial Cells & Thereby Inhibits The Angiogenesis That Occurs During Tumour Growth.
Drug Interaction of Bevacizumab :May Affect The PK Of Irinotecan.
Side effects of Bevacizumab :Asthenia, Pain, Abdominal Pain, GI Disturbances, Stomatitis, Headache, Epistaxis, Dyspnoea, Upper Respiratory Infection & Exfoliative Dermatitis. Blood Disorders (leucopenia, Neutropenia, Thrombocytopenia, Haemorrhage, Fatal Pulmonary Haemorrhage Presenting As Haemoptysis) Reported. Increased Risk Of Serious Arterial Thromboembolic Events Including Stroke, Transient Ischaemic Attacks, MI, Angina & Death. CHF, Hypertension. Proteinuria.


How Bevacizumab will impact on Pregnancy ?

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How Bevacizumab will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

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Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Bevacizumab

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