Navelbine Vinorelbine Injection Specifications:
Brand Name: Navelbine
Contents: vinorelbine tartrate
Strength: 10 mg & 50 mg
Vinorelbine is an anti-cancer ("antineoplastic" or "cytotoxic") chemotherapy drug. This medication is classified as a "plant alkaloid." It is cancer medication that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their spread in the body.
Abbott Vinorelbine Injection is used for Non-small cell lung cancer. Some healthcare providers may also give this drug for breast cancer, ovarian cancer, or Hodgkin's disease.
temporary hair loss; jaw pain, joint or muscle pain; tumor pain; weight loss; nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite; or feeling dizzy, weak, or tired.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
Vinorelbine may lower your body's ability to fight infection. Prevent infection by avoiding contact with people with colds or other infections. Notify your doctor of any signs of infection, including fever, sore throat, rash, or chills.
Avoid vaccinations with live virus vaccines (eg, measles, mumps, oral polio) while you are taking Vinorelbine. Vaccinations may be less effective.
LAB TESTS, including complete blood counts, may be performed to monitor your progress or to check for side effects. Be sure to keep all doctor and lab appointments.
Navelbine is not recommended for use in CHILDREN. Safety and effectiveness have not been confirmed.
PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: Navelbine has been shown to cause harm to the fetus. Avoid becoming pregnant while taking it. If you think you may be pregnant, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using it during pregnancy. It is unknown if this medication is excreted in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while taking this medicine.
This is not a complete list. Ask your health care provider for more information.
Store the vials under refrigeration at 2° to 8°C (36° to 46°F) in the carton. Protect from light. DO NOT FREEZE. Unopened vials of Vinorelbine Injection, USP are stable at 25°C (77°F) for up to 72 hours.
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Navelbine. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:
This document does not contain all possible interactions. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.