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

(vin BLAS teen)

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

• This medicine may be used for some non-cancerous conditions.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

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

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

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

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

• Talk with healthcare provider before receiving any vaccinations. Use with this medicine may either increase the risk of serious infection or make the vaccination less effective.

• Avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

• You can get sunburned more easily. Avoid sun, sunlamps, and tanning beds. Use...

 
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