Active ingredients: ramucirumab
What it is used for
CYRAMZA , in combination with paclitaxel, is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with advanced or metastatic gastric or gastro-oesophageal junction adenocarcinoma with disease progression after prior platinum and fluropyrimidine chemotherapy. CYRAMZA, as monotherapy, is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with advanced or metastatic gastric or gastro-oesophageal junction adenocarcinoma with disease progression after prior platinum or fluoropyrimidine chemotherapy when treatment in combination with paclitaxel is not appropriate.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous Infusion.
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- Do not Freeze
- Do not Shake
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
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clear to slightly opalescent and colourless to slightly yellow solution without visible particles
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient ramucirumab
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.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
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Reporting side effects
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