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Were you looking for information on Avastin? Avastine is a common misspelling of Avastin.
Avastin® is commonly prescribed to treat several different types of cancer. The drug binds to and inhibits a certain type of protein that encourages the growth of new blood vessels. As a result, the cancer is essentially "starved" of its blood supply. Avastin is given by injection at your healthcare provider's office. Possible side effects include stomach pain, diarrhea, and nausea.
(Click Avastin to learn more about how the drug works, tips and precautions for those taking it, and dosing guidelines.)
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