Abraxane

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Abraxane Warnings

This medication may often cause a serious blood disorder (decreased bone marrow function leading to a low number of white blood cells). This effect can lower your body's ability to fight an infection. Your doctor will monitor you closely and check your blood often during treatment. If your white blood cell count is too low, you should not receive this medication. Tell your doctor right away if you develop any signs of infection (e.g., fever, chills, cough, persistent sore throat, painful/difficult urination).

This medication contains a form of paclitaxel that is bound to a human protein called albumin. This product acts differently in the body than other forms of paclitaxel. Therefore, this product should not be substituted for or used with any other forms of paclitaxel.
  • Warning: Do not use if you are pregnant, suspect that you are pregnant, or while breastfeeding. Consult your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do Not Shake. Swirl gently.
  • Discard unused portion after _________ hours.
  • Herbal/dietary supplement products may interact with this medication. Discuss any such product with your doctor or pharmacist before taking.
  • Pregnant women should avoid contact with this medication.
  • CAUTION. Follow procedures for proper handling and disposal of hazardous drugs.
  • Read the boxed warning information for this medication.

Lactation Warnings

  • NOT RECOMMENDED, POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE ADVERSE EFFECTS IN INFANT

Pregnancy Warnings

  • Based on drug pharmacology developmental toxicity is possible. Consider maternal treatment benefits versus potential fetal/neonatal adverse outcomes.