Liposomal vincristine comes as a kit containing different vials that are combined to prepare the final medication. The individual components of the kit are made by different manufacturers, including Hospira Australia Pty, Ltd., Cangene Corporation, and Jubilant HollisterStier. The kit is packaged by Anderson Packaging, Inc. Liposomal vincristine is distributed by Talon Therapeutics, Inc.
Liposomal vincristine is available as the liposomal vincristine kit, which contains:
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