Abraxane Powder For Suspension For Injection 100Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Abraxane: Powder for suspension for injection (100mg)

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What is this Medicine?

NANOPARTICLE ALBUMIN-BOUND PACLITAXEL (Na no PAHR ti kuhl al BYOO muhn-bound PAK li TAX el) is a chemotherapy drug. It targets fast dividing cells, like cancer cells, and causes these cells to die. This medicine is used to treat advanced breast cancer and advanced lung cancer.

In-Depth Information

Abraxane 100mg Powder for Injection

NDC: 688170134
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC), Pancreatic Cancer

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Breast Cancer

Storage Information
Do not refrigerate
Protect from light
Store in original container
Do not freeze
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Abraxane 100mg Powder for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Abraxane 100mg Powder for Injection

High Blood Pressure Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Injection Site Reaction Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Flushing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Depression Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Nose Bleed Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Macular Edema Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Heart Failure Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
1.0-8.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Yeast Infection Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.0-6.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Hair Loss Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
1.0-28.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
1.0-8.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Eye Inflammatoin Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bleeding Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Blood Clot Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood Clot Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Suddenly Stopped Heart Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0-6.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Fluid Retention Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Nerve Pain Incidence:
3.0-17.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
4.0-6.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Lung Inflammation Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Dehydration Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
7.0-17.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
7.0-8.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
High Bilirubin Level Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
12.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
13.0-18.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
16.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
18.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
24.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
34.0-47.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
36.0-39.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

SECOND Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

THIRD Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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