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vincristine sulfate injection, USP

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WARNINGS

Caution–This preparation should be administered by individuals experienced in the administration of Vincristine Sulfate Injection, USP. It is extremely important that the intravenous needle or catheter be properly...

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INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Vincristine sulfate injection is indicated in acute leukemia.

Vincristine sulfate injection has also been shown to be useful in combination with other oncolytic agents in Hodgkin's disease, non–...

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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

This preparation is for intravenous use only (see

Preparation for flexible plastic container

Vincristine Sulfate Injection, USP when diluted with 0.9%...

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

Patients with the demyelinating form of Charcot–Marie–Tooth syndrome should not be given vincristine sulfate injection. Careful attention should be given to those conditions listed under ...

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WARNINGS

This preparation is for intravenous use only. It should be administered by individuals experienced in the administration of vincristine sulfate injection. The intrathecal...

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ADVERSE REACTIONS

Prior to the use of this drug, patients and/or their parents/guardian should be advised of the possibility of untoward symptoms.

In general, adverse reactions are reversible...

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OVERDOSAGE

Side effects following the use of vincristine sulfate injection are dose related. In pediatric patients under 13 years of age, death has occurred following doses of vincristine sulfate that were 10 times those...

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DESCRIPTION

Vincristine Sulfate Injection, USP is the salt of an alkaloid obtained from a common flowering herb, the periwinkle plant (Vinca rosea Linn). Originally known as leurocristine, it has...

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CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

The mechanisms of action of vincristine sulfate remain under investigation. The mechanism of action of vincristine sulfate has been related to the inhibition of microtubule formation in mitotic spindle...

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REFERENCES

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OSHA Hazardous Drugs. OSHA. http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/hazardousdrugs/index.html
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HOW SUPPLIED

Vincristine Sulfate Injection, USP, preservative free solution.

NDC 61703–309–06 1 mg, 1 mg/1 mL (single-dose), flip–top vial (blue cap)
NDC 61703–309–16 2 mg, 2 mg/2 mL (single-dose), flip–top vial (...

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PRESERVATIVE FREE SOLUTION

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