Velban Lyophilisate For Solution For Injection 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Velban: Lyophilisate for solution for injection (10mg)

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What is this Medicine?

VINBLASTINE (vin BLAS teen) is a chemotherapy drug. It slows the growth of cancer cells. This medicine is used to treat many types of cancer like breast cancer, testicular cancer, Hodgkin's disease, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, and sarcoma.

In-Depth Information

Velban 10mg Powder for Injection

NDC: 000021452
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Breast Cancer, Mycosis Fungoides, Testicular Cancer, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL), Choriocarcinoma, Hodgkin's Disease, Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma (CTCL), Kaposi's Sarcoma, Langerhans' Cell Histiocytosis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Malignant Melanoma, Prostate Cancer, Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC), Desmoid Tumor, Bladder Cancer

Velban 10mg Powder for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Velban 10mg Powder for Injection

Photosensitivity Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hair Loss Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
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.
Daily Life Interactions for Velban 10mg Powder for Injection

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Velban 10mg Powder for Injection(Vinblastine Sulfate)
Grapefruit juice and Vinblastine Sulfate(Vinblastine Sulfate)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs might be used together. The risk of side effects from Vinblastine is increased if Grapefruit Juice is also ingested. Notify your health care provider immediately if you notice new or worsening constipation, stomach or abdominal pain, tingling in fingers and/or toes, or inability to pick-up items with your fingers.
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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