Label Changes for:
Avastin (bevacizumab) for Intravenous Use
Changes have been made to the WARNINGS and ADVERSE REACTIONS sections of the safety label.
Detailed View: Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) -- February 2008
|The detailed view includes drug products with safety labeling changes to the BOXED WARNING, CONTRAINDICATIONS, WARNINGS, PRECAUTIONS, ADVERSE REACTIONS, or PATIENT PACKAGE INSERT/MEDICATION GUIDE sections. Deletions or editorial revisions made to these sections are not included in this summary.|
|Sections Modified||Summary of Changes to Contraindications and Warnings|
Congestive Heart Failure
...In Study 7, the rate of congestive heart failure (defined as NCI-CTC Grade 3 and 4) in the Avastin plus paclitaxel arm was 2.2% versus 0.3% in the control arm. Among patients receiving anthracyclines, the rate of CHF was 3.8% for Avastin treated patients and 0.6% for patients receiving paclitaxel alone...
Label approved 02/22/2008 is not available on Drugs@FDA