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PATIENT INFORMATION

Advise patients:

  • To undergo routine blood pressure monitoring and to contact their health care provider if blood pressure is elevated.
  • To immediately contact their health care provider for unusual bleeding, high fever, rigors, sudden onset of worsening neurological function, or persistent or severe abdominal pain, severe constipation, or vomiting.
  • Of increased risk of wound healing complications during and following Avastin.
  • Of increased risk of an arterial thromboembolic event.
  • Of the potential risk to the fetus during and following Avastin and the need to continue adequate contraception for at least 6 months following last dose of Avastin.
  • Of the increased risk for ovarian failure following Avastin treatment.

Last reviewed on RxList: 9/12/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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