bevacizumab - injection, Avastin
GENERIC NAME: BEVACIZUMAB - INJECTION (BE-va-SIZ-oo-mab)
BRAND NAME(S): Avastin
WARNING: This medication can rarely cause a tear in the stomach/intestines (gastrointestinal perforation and wound dehiscence), bloody vomit, or bleeding in the lungs, which sometimes can be fatal. Seek immediate medical attention if you develop: severe stomach/abdominal pain, constipation with vomiting, fever, black/bloody stools, blood in vomit, or coughing up blood.
Tell your surgeon that you are taking this medication before having any type of surgery (see also Precautions section).
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