Abraxane

( Paclitaxel Protein-Bound Part )

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CVS PHARMACY Retail

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17%

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16%

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13%

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13%

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12%

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$7,215.08

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Paclitaxel Protein-Bound Part

Drug Info for paclitaxel protein-bound part

Paclitaxel (with albumin) injection is used to treat breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body and has not improved or worsened after treatment with other medications. Paclitaxel (with albumin) injection is also used in combination with other chemotherapy medications to treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Paclitaxel (with albumin) injection is used in combination with gemcitabine (Gemzar) to treat cancer of the pancreas. Paclitaxel is in a class of medications called antimicrotubule agents. It works by stopping the growth and spread of cancer cells.

  • Paclitaxel Protein-Bound Particles
  • Abraxane
  • By injection

Injection routeMedicines used to treat cancer are very strong and can have many side effects. Before receiving this medicine, make sure you understand all the risks and benefits. It is important for you to work closely with your doctor during your treatment.

Injection routeYou will receive this medicine while you are in a hospital or cancer treatment center. A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine.

Injection routeYour doctor will prescribe your dose and schedule. This medicine is given through a needle placed in a vein.

Read and follow the patient instructions that come with this medicine. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.

Missed dose:Injection routeThis medicine needs to be given on a fixed schedule. If you miss a dose, call your doctor, home health caregiver, or treatment clinic for instructions.

This medicine is not right for everyone. You should not receive this medicine if you had an allergic reaction to paclitaxel protein-bound, or if you are pregnant.

Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.

Injection routeThis medicine may cause birth defects if either partner is using it during conception or pregnancy. Tell your doctor right away if you or your partner becomes pregnant.

Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding, or if you have liver disease or an infection.

This medicine may cause the following problems:Nerve damage in the arms or legsImmune system problemsLung or breathing problemsSevere infection

This medicine is made from donated human blood. The blood is tested before the medicine is prepared. Although the risk is low, some people have received viruses from human blood products. Talk with your doctor if this concerns you.

This medicine may make you bleed, bruise, or get infections more easily. Take precautions to prevent illness and injury. Wash your hands often.

Injection routeCancer medicine can cause nausea or vomiting, sometimes even after you receive medicine to prevent these effects. Ask your doctor or nurse about other ways to control any nausea or vomiting that might happen.

Some foods and medicines can affect how paclitaxel works. Tell your doctor if you are using cimetidine, fluoxetine, gemfibrozil, rifampicin, verapamil, medicine to treat an infection (such as erythromycin, ketoconazole), medicine to treat HIV infection (such as efavirenz, indinavir, nelfinavir, nevirapine, ritonavir, saquinavir), or medicine to treat seizures (such as carbamazepine, phenytoin).

Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding, or if you have liver disease or an infection.

This medicine may cause the following problems:Nerve damage in the arms or legsImmune system problemsLung or breathing problemsSevere infection

This medicine is made from donated human blood. The blood is tested before the medicine is prepared. Although the risk is low, some people have received viruses from human blood products. Talk with your doctor if this concerns you.

This medicine may make you bleed, bruise, or get infections more easily. Take precautions to prevent illness and injury. Wash your hands often.

Injection routeCancer medicine can cause nausea or vomiting, sometimes even after you receive medicine to prevent these effects. Ask your doctor or nurse about other ways to control any nausea or vomiting that might happen.

Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.

  • Trouble breathing, dry cough
  • Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Fever, chills, cough, sore throat, or body aches
  • Numbness, tingling, or burning pain in your hands, arms, legs, or feet
  • Ongoing vomiting or diarrhea, extreme thirst
  • Joint or muscle pain
  • Hair loss
  • Pain, itching, burning, swelling, or a lump under your skin where the needle is placed
  • Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting