What is Vinorelbine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Navelbine

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See also: IGEV regimen

Vinorelbine is an antineoplastic agent it is used as a treatment of nonsmall cell lung cancer, and for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer, cervical cancer, ovarian cancer, malignant pleural mesothelioma, and soft tissue sarcomas.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Vinorelbine

Side effect Patients
Acid reflux 1
Rashes (redness, swelling) 1

Why patients stopped taking Vinorelbine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
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Duration

Stopped taking Vinorelbine

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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1 patient evaluation for Vinorelbine

Apr 22, 2010 (Started Dec 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for breast cancer)
  • Side effects
    Mild (acid reflux)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: had problems with neutrophil blood counts so dropped back to 2 weeks on 1 week off to allow neutrophils to recover
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: acid reflux

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