"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved uses of Abraxane (paclitaxel protein-bound particles for injectable suspension, albumin-bound) to treat patients with late-stage (metastatic) pancreatic cancer.
The patient should notify the physician in the case of any sign of bleeding (epistaxis, easy bruising, change in color of urine, black stool) or infection (fever, chills) or for possible pregnancy to patient or partner.
Effective contraception should be used during thiotepa (thiotepa (thiotepa injection) injection) therapy if either the patient or the partner is of childbearing potential.
Last reviewed on RxList: 11/20/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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