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Active substance: Vinorelbine
Manufacturer: Pierre Fabre Pharmaceuticals

Extract from the prescribing information:

"Navelbine has been reported to cause severe constipation (e.g., Grade 3-4), paralytic ileus, intestinal obstruction, necrosis, and/or perforation. Some events have been fatal."

"Granulocytopenia is the major dose-limiting toxicity with Navelbine."

The above has been extracted from the Navelbine prescribing information on the Pierre Fabre Pharmaceuticals webpages.