You should not take Avastin if you are allergic to Avastin, bevacizumab, or any inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
Avastin Warnings and Precautions: Final Thoughts
There are a number of situations in which Avastin should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting the drug. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific Avastin warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
Last reviewed by: KristiMonson, PharmD;
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Avastin [package insert]. San Francisco (CA): Genentech, Inc.;2013 January.
Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. FDA begins process to remove breast cancer indication from Avastin label (12/16/2010). FDA Web site. http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/2010/ucm237172.htm. Accessed March 15, 2011.
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