"SAN DIEGO, California â€” A novel liposomal formulation of cytarabine and daunorubicin, known as CPX-351 (Vyxeos, Jazz Pharmaceuticals), has again been shown to be superior to a standard version of this combination, the 7+3 regimen of cytara"...
- Instruct patients on the risk of allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis. Describe the symptoms of allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, and instruct the patient to seek medical advice immediately if they experience such symptoms.
- Instruct patients on the risk of pancreatitis and to seek medical advice immediately if they experience abdominal pain.
- Instruct patients on the risk of hyperglycemia and glucose intolerance. Advise patients to seek medical advice if they experience excessive thirst or any increase in the volume or frequency of urination.
- Instruct patients on the risk of thrombosis and hemorrhage and to seek medical advice immediately if they experience headache, arm or leg swelling, shortness of breath, and chest pain.
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/13/2016
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