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FOLFIRI-BEVACIZUMAB

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 (... beh-vuh-SIH-zoo-mab)

This page contains brief information about the drug combination called FOLFIRI-BEVACIZUMAB. The drugs in the combination are listed, and links to individual drug summaries are included.

FDA Approval for Bevacizumab

Drugs in the FOLFIRI-BEVACIZUMAB combination:
FOL = Leucovorin Calcium (Folinic Acid)
F = Fluorouracil
IRI = Irinotecan Hydrochloride
+ Bevacizumab

Chemotherapy is often given as a combination of drugs. Combinations usually work better than single drugs because different drugs kill cancer cells in different ways.

Each of the drugs in this combination is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat cancer or conditions related to cancer.

Use in Cancer

FOLFIRI-BEVACIZUMAB is used to treat:

This combination may also be used with other drugs or treatments or to treat other types of cancer.

More About FOLFIRI-BEVACIZUMAB

Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary - Detailed scientific definition and other names for this drug.

  • Posted: August 16, 2011
  • Updated: February 13, 2013