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General Information on Capromab pendetide

Generic Name : Capromab pendetide

Latest prescription information about Capromab pendetide. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y43.4 | Therapeutic Classification : Monoclonal antibodies

Trade Names/Brand Names of Capromab pendetide

International- Prostascint.

Why is Capromab pendetide Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a mouse antibody, prescribed for prostate cancer. 

When should Capromab pendetide not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Capromab pendetide?

Adult- IV- The recommended dose is 0.5 mg radiolabeled with 5 mCi of Indium In 111 chloride.

How should Capromab pendetide be taken?

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

What are the warnings and precautions for Capromab pendetide?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history any allergy, during pregnancy and breast-feeding.

What are the side effects of Capromab pendetide?

   Most Common : Increases in bilirubin and high/low blood pressure.
   Miscellaneous : Itching, fever, rash, headache, muscle pain, weakness, burning sensation in thigh, shortness of breath, and alteration of taste.

What are the other precautions for Capromab pendetide?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Capromab pendetide?

Store it at controlled room temperature (20 to 25C).

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