How is Abraxanesupplied?
Dosage Forms And Strengths For injectable suspension: lyophilized powder containing 100 mg of paclitaxel in single-use vial for reconstitution. Storage And Handling Product No.: 103450 NDC No.: 68817-134-50 100 mg of paclitaxel in a single-use vial, individually packaged in a carton. Storage Store the vials in original cartons at 20°C to 25°C (68° F to 77°F). Retain in the original package to protect from bright light. Handling and Disposal Procedures for proper handling and disposal of anticancer drugs should be considered. Several guidelines on this subject have been published [see REFERENCES]. There is no general agreement that all of the procedures recommended in the guidelines are necessary or appropriate. REFERENCES 1. NIOSH Alert: Preventing occupational exposures to antineoplastic and other hazardous drugs in healthcare settings. 2004. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2004-165. 2. OSHA Technical Manual, TED 1-0.15A, Section VI: Chapter 2. Controlling Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Drugs. OSHA, 1999. http://www.osha.gov/dts/osta/otm/otm_vi/otm_vi_2.html 3. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. (2006) ASHP Guidelines on Handling Hazardous Drugs. Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 2006;63:1172-1193. 4. Polovich, M., White, J. M., & Kelleher, L.O. (eds.) 2005. Chemotherapy and biotherapy guidelines and recommendations for practice (2nd. ed.) Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Society. Manufactured for: Celgene Corporation Summit, NJ 07901. Revised: Last reviewed on RxList: 9/19/2013
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