"Patients with advanced colorectal cancer who are no longer responding to other therapies will now have another option, a new oral medication.
The new product, a combination of trifluridine and tipiracil (Lonsurf, Taiho Pharmace"...
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OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.
NOTES: Certain laboratory tests may be performed before giving panitumumab to check for the EGFR protein in your tumor.
Laboratory and/or medical tests (such as magnesium/calcium levels) should be performed before you start treatment, periodically during treatment and for 8 weeks after completion of treatment to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.
MISSED DOSE: For the best possible benefit, it is important to receive each scheduled dose of this medication as directed. If you miss a dose, contact your doctor to establish a new dosing schedule.
STORAGE: Not applicable. This medication is given in a clinic and will not be stored at home.
Information last revised March 2015. Copyright(c) 2015 First Databank, Inc.
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