Bevacizumab
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Bevacizumab?

(be vuh SIZ uh mab)

• This medicine is used to treat a variety of cancers.

• This medicine is used to treat macular degeneration.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

Injection:

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have had blood clots, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have high blood pressure, talk with healthcare provider.

• Tell dentists, surgeons, and other healthcare providers that you use this medicine.

• You may bleed more easily. Be careful. Avoid injury. Use soft toothbrush, electric razor.

• Talk with healthcare provider before using other: aspirin, aspirin-containing products, blood thinners, garlic, ginseng, ginkgo, ibuprofen or like products, pain medicines, or vitamin E.

• Use birth control that you can trust to prevent...

 
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