"Older women starting treatment with aromatase inhibitors (AIs) for breast cancer may not be getting recommended bone minteral density (BMD) assessment, even though their age and these therapies put them at the risk for fractures.
There is no known antidote for overdose of KADCYLA. In clinical trials, overdose of KADCYLA has been reported at approximately two times the recommended dose which resulted in Grade 2 thrombocytopenia (resolved 4 days later) and one death. In the fatal case, the patient incorrectly received KADCYLA at 6 mg/kg and died approximately 3 weeks following the overdose; a cause of death and a causal relationship to KADCYLA were not established.
None.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/4/2016
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