• Composition : Avelumab
  • Manufacturer: Pfizer
  • Indication: Skin cancer, Urothelial Carcinoma
  • Packaging: Vial
  • Dosage Form: Injection


  • 200mg/10ml

Brand Name:- Bavencio

Generic Name:- Avelumab

Manufacturer:- Pfizer

Dosage Form:- Injection

Strength:- 200mg/10ml


Packaging:- 1vial

Indication:- Urothelial Carcinoma, Skin cancer

Storage:- Store at room temperature


Bavencio (Avelumab 200mg Injection) is a cancer medicine that interferes with the growth of cancerous cells in the body. Bavencio is used to treat a certain type of skin cancer called Merkel cell carcinoma cells that have spread to other areas of the body. This medicine is given in the form of an injection by a doctor or nurse. Do not take this medicine in the wrong way as it may lead to higher risk. It is advisable not to change or stop the dose without getting permission from your doctor. Some side effects may occur during your treatment with this medicine. Protect this medicine from heat and light.

Pharmacodynamics Of Bavencio (Avelumab Injection)

PD-L1 may be expressed on tumor cells and tumor-infiltrating immune cells and can contribute to the inhibition of the anti-tumor immune response in the tumor microenvironment. Avelumab is an immunotherapeutic and antineoplastic agent that belongs to the group of immune checkpoint blockade cancer therapies. The one dose of this medication can take 60 minutes to complete.

Side Effects Of Bavencio (Avelumab 200mg Injection)

This medicine may cause some serious and unwanted side effects. It requires immediate medical attention otherwise it can also lead to higher risk. Discuss the risks and benefits of this medication with a medical advisor before starting the treatment.

Common Side Effects 

  • Bloating
  • Blurred vision
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Fever
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Vomiting
  • Dark urine
  • Chest pain
  • Itching
  • Skin rash
  • Sore throat
  • Allergies
  • Indigestion
  • Weight loss
  • Muscle pain
  • Drowsiness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Abdominal pain
  • Anemia
  • High blood pressure
  • Headache
  • Pale skin
  • Shortness of breath
  • Swelling
  • Cough
  • Pounding in the ears.
  • Difficulty in moving
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Change in vision
  • Urinary tract infection

Note:- Immediate medical attention is required if any side effect occurs.  ​


Take this injection as prescribed by your doctor. Do not self-administer.  The injection is given as an infusion into your vein by a doctor or nurse.

Missed dose 

  •  It is advisable not to miss a dose. If you miss an appointment for a scheduled dose of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately.


  • In case of an overdose, the doctor will provide emergency medical treatment.

Usage Of Bavencio (Avelumab)

Bavencio is used to treat types of cancer. This medication works by changing the action of your immune system and directing it to attack cancerous cells. It is given as an infusion into a vein, usually once every two weeks. It must be given slowly and take at least 60 minutes to complete. Bavencio injection is also used to treat a certain type of cancer in the bladder called urothelial carcinoma. This medicine is used in combination to treat a type of kidney cancer that has spread to other areas of the body and cannot be removed by surgery. The use of this injection is not recommended in pregnant women. Your doctor decides the recommended dose of this medicine according to your medical condition and response to the treatment.

Warnings Of Bavencio 

Before starting treatment with Bavencio, please inform your doctor about your previous medical history. If you experience any symptoms while receiving this medication, do not ignore those symptoms because it may lead to higher risk.

  •  Contraception 
    • Use effective methods of contraception to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.
  • Children and adolescents 
    • This medicine is advisable for the treatment of a type of skin cancer called Markel cell carcinoma in adults and children at least 12 years old.

Warnings For Female 

  • Pregnancy 
    • Bavencio shouldn’t be used by pregnant women. Avelumab may cause harm to an unborn baby. It is recommended that this medicine should be avoided during pregnancy.
  • Breastfeeding 
    • This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding unless it is necessary. Please consult your medical advisor before starting treatment with this medication.

General Warning And Precautions 

  • This medicine may cause immune-related problems.
  • This medicine may contain inactive ingredients which may cause some allergic reactions.
  • This drug may cause dizziness.
  • Before starting treatment tell the doctor about your previous medical history.
  • Do not receive any vaccinations before consulting with your doctor.


  • Do not drive or operate machinery.
  • Do not self-administer this medicine.
  • Do not breastfeed while receiving this medication.
  • Not safe for pregnant women.


  • Composition : Avelumab
  • Manufacturer: Pfizer
  • Indication: Skin cancer, Urothelial Carcinoma
  • Packaging: Vial
  • Dosage Form: Injection


  • 200mg/10ml