Label Changes for:
Campath (alemtuzumab) Injection for intravenous use
Changes have been made to the WARNINGS, PRECAUTIONS and ADVERSE REACTIONS sections of the safety label.
Detailed View: Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) -- May 2009
|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.
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
- The following sentence was rewritten: "Administer only irradiated blood products to avoid transfusion associated Graft versus Host Disease (TAGVHD), unless emergent circumstances dictate immediate transfusion."
- Cardiovascular: congestive heart failure...
- Immune disorders: ...fatal transfusion associated Graft versus Host Disease
- Infections: ...including EBV-associated lymphoproliferative disorder...re-activation of latent viruses.