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Vincristine: Cytotoxic Drug Stability Monograph

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Refrigerated Storage

Vincristine sulphateHospira UK Ltd (part of Pfizer)

Hospira UK Ltd (part of Pfizer)
Vincristine sulphate
Injection (1mg/ml)

In the event of an inadvertent temperature excursion the following data may be used:

In-house data from the manufacturer indicate that vincristine is stable when exposed to temperatures of up to 25°C or -20°C for up to one month.

Contact Pfizer in cases where additional stability data is required. Refer to the electronic medicines compendium (eMC) at medicines.org.uk for company contact details.

29 December 2021
London MI Service

Lactation Safety Information

No
No published evidence of safety
Serious adverse effects reported in adults
5 March 2020