BEVATAS 400 SOLUTION FOR INFUSION

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Generic :Bevacizumab (400mg)

Treatment : Cancer of colon and rectum, Non-small cell lung cancer, Kidney cancer, Brain tumor, Ovarian cancer Cervical cancer

Pack size  : 16 Ml  (Vial)

Manufacturer : Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$740.00

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion is an anticancer medication. It is used in the treatment of cancer of colon and rectum, non-small cell lung cancer, kidney cancer, brain tumor, ovarian and cervical cancer. It helps to prevent the growth of new blood vessels that feed tumors and stops tumors from growing.

Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion is an effective medicine, first-line option when used together with other cancer medicines. It is given as an infusion. That means you get it through a small needle in your vein or through a port, which is a device placed under your skin. The doctor will decide your dose and duration and will check you for signs of an infusion reaction such as high blood pressure and trouble breathing. You keep taking Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion as long as your disease is controlled and your side effects are manageable. Your doctor will determine whether you should stop taking it or not. You may be advised to check blood pressure and levels of protein in urine while you are taking this medication.

Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using.

 

BENEFITS OF BEVATAS SOLUTION FOR INFUSION

In Cancer of colon and rectum

Cancer of the colon and rectum, also known as colorectal cancer (CRC) or bowel cancer, is the development of cancer from two parts of the large intestine, namely, the colon or rectum. In this type of cancer, the person may notice symptoms such as blood in the stool, a change in bowel movements, weight loss, and fatigue. Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion treats and also lowers the risk of developing further cancerous growths (polyps) and bowel cancer. It kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells. It is an effective, yet very toxic medicine and you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

In Non-small cell lung cancer

Non-small cell lung cancer is one of the major kinds of lung cancer and it affects both smokers as well as non-smokers. Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion helps treat non-small cell lung cancer and may be given alone or in combination with other medicines. It is a potent and very toxic medicine and you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. You should avoid drinking alcohol or smoking while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.

In Kidney cancer

Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion is used to treat kidney cancer and its associated symptoms such as blood in the urine, unexplained low back pain or weight loss, fatigue, loss of appetite, etc. It stops cancer growth and prevents multiplication of cancer cells. This restricts the advancement of cancer to other unaffected regions. You need to follow your doctor’s instructions very carefully to recover.

In Brain tumor

Brain tumor is an abnormal mass or collection of cells that may be cancerous (malignant) or non-cancerous (benign). Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells. Consult your doctor if you have any doubts.

In Ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is a cancer that begins in the female organs that produce eggs (ovaries). This type of cancer is usually detected very late and can be fatal too. It usually spreads to the pelvis and stomach. Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells. It is an effective medicine but has some side effects that may be bothersome. So, you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

In Cervical cancer

Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion is an anti-cancer medicine that is used to kill cancerous cells in cervical cancer, a cancer that develops in the cervix of a female. The affected female may have symptoms such as abnormal bleeding, foul smelling vaginal discharge, lower back pain, or may even have no symptoms at all. It has a lot of side effects and you must discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor before starting treatment with this medicine.

 

HOW TO USE BEVATAS SOLUTION FOR INFUSION

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

 

HOW BEVATAS SOLUTION FOR INFUSION WORKS

Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion is a anti-angiogenic medication. It works by blocking a protein called vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF). This stops the formation of blood vessels that bring oxygen and nutrients to cancerous cells.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Breast feeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
warnings

Driving

UNSAFE
Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Sleepiness and fainting have been reported with Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion and this may impair your ability to drive.
warnings

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE BEVATAS SOLUTION FOR INFUSION?

If you miss a dose of Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion, please consult your doctor.

 

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Bevatas

  • Rectal bleeding
  • Taste change
  • Headache
  • Nosebleeds
  • Back pain
  • Dry skin
  • High blood pressure
  • Protein in urine
  • Inflammation of the nose

FAQ's

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Q. What kinds of cancer can Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion be used for ?

Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion is approved for the treatment of cancer of the colon or rectum that has spread to other parts of the body. It must be given along with chemotherapy. Other types of cancers that it helps with includes certain types of lung cancer, kidney cancer, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, and glioblastoma (a type of brain tumor).

Q. How is Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion given?

Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion is given as an infusion. That means you get it through a small needle in your vein or through a port, which is a device placed under your skin. Your doctor will decide your dose and duration and will monitor you for signs of an infusion reaction.

Q. How long can I take Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion for?

You keep taking Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion as long as your disease is controlled and your side effects are manageable. Your doctor will determine whether you should stop taking Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion. If your cancer progresses during this initial treatment, talk to your doctor if a different chemotherapy may be an option.

Q. How Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion works differently from chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy attacks fast-growing cells, like cancer cells. In contrast, the purpose of Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion is to prevent the growth of new blood vessels that feed tumors. This causes the tumour to shrink, or to stop growing.

Q. Does a person taking Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion still need chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy is still needed along with taking Bevatas 400 Solution for Infusion. It makes chemotherapy work better.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 16 ml

pack form  – injection

MORE INFORMATION

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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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