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Brand name: Vinorelbine (Pierre Fabre Medicament) TM

Active ingredients: vinorelbine

What it is used for

Vinorelbine Pierre Fabre is indicated for the treatment of advanced breast cancer after failure of standard therapy, as a single agent or in combination; and as first line treatment for advanced non-small cell lung cancer, as a single agent or in combination. Vinorelbine Pierre Fabre is indicated for the treatment, in combination with cisplatin, of patients with completely resected non-small cell lung cancer of stage IB or greater.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous. This medicine or fluids is given through a needle or tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.

  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Light
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

A clear, colourless to pale yellow solution

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient vinorelbine

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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