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FDA Issues warning on counterfeit Avastin

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

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The FDA is warning healthcare professionals and patients about a counterfeit version of Avastin 400mg/16mL, which may have been purchased and used by some medical practices in the United States. The counterfeit version is labeled as Avastin, manufactured by Roche and does not contain the medicine’s active ingredient, bevacizumab, which my have resulted in patients […]

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Avastin and sunitinib malate- Bad Combination!

Monday, July 14, 2008

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Reports of Microangiopathic Hemolytic Anemia In Patients Treated With This Combination Genentech, Inc. informed healthcare professionals of reports of several cases of microangiopathic hemolytic anemia (MAHA) in patients with solid tumors receiving Avastin in combination with sunitinib malate. Avastin is not approved for use in combination with sunitinib malate and this combination is not recommended. […]

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