Drug ID: 3d00000021
Drug Name: Capromab pendetide
Generic Names: Prostascint
Category: Monoclonal antibodies
Legal Status: Non Opioid Prescription only drug
Indication for Mother: Category X :
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Recommended Dose: Adult- The recommended dose is 0.5 mg radiolabeled with 5 mCi of Indium In 111 chloride.
Recommended In: This medication is a mouse antibody, prescribed for prostate cancer.
Directions For Use: It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.
Storage: Store it at controlled room temperature (20 to 25°C).
Dosage Forms: Intravenous Injection
Side Effects: 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.
In Case of Overdose: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately.
Avoid If: Caution should be exercised in patients with history any allergy, during pregnancy and breast-feeding.
Drug Interaction: Consult your pharmacist.