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gemcitabine - injection, Gemzar

GENERIC NAME: GEMCITABINE - INJECTION (gem-SITE-uh-bean)

BRAND NAME(S): Gemzar

Medication Uses | How To Use | Side Effects | Precautions | Drug Interactions | Overdose | Notes | Missed Dose | Storage

USES: Gemcitabine is used alone or with other treatments/medications to treat certain types of cancer (including breast, lung, ovarian, pancreatic). It is a chemotherapy drug that works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells.OTHER This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional.This drug may also be used to treat certain other cancers, such as bladder cancer.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014



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