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Kadcyla

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OVERDOSE

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.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

None.

Last reviewed on RxList: 7/29/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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