Composition Trastuzumab 150mg
Substitutes Herclon 150mg 1s, Herceptin 150mg 1s (RU), 1 Vial in a box
Shipping class Cold chain shipment
Medicine Overview of Herceptin 150mg 1s
Uses of Herceptin 150mg 1s
HERCEPTIN INFUSION is used in the treatment of breast cancer and stomach cancer.
Herceptin 150mg 1s side effects
Nausea, Headache, Rash, Low blood platelets, Congestive cardiac failure, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Infection, Upper respiratory tract infection, Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages),Fatigue, Fever, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Chills, Diarrhoea, Cough, Weight loss ,Taste change, Mucosal inflammation, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)
How to use Herceptin 150mg 1s
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.
How Herceptin 150mg 1s works
HERCEPTIN INFUSION is a monoclonal antibody specifically designed to target HER2 receptors on breast cancer and stomach cancer cells. It flags the cancer cells for destruction by the body’s immune system.
In Depth Information on Herceptin 150mg 1s
Expert advice for Herceptin 150mg 1s
- Take extreme care while taking trastuzumab as it can cause heart failure, especially if you have heart disease or if you are also receiving certain other cancer medicines.
- You may need to undergo biopsy test during trastuzumab treatment to check the effect of trastuzumab.
- Do not drive or operate machinery as trastuzumab may cause fever or chills.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding
Herceptin 150mg 1s related warnings
Special precautions for Herceptin 150mg 1s
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
HERCEPTIN INFUSION is unsafe to use during pregnancy. There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
HERCEPTIN INFUSION is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
It is not known whether HERCEPTIN INFUSION alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
HERCEPTIN INFUSION is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of HERCEPTIN INFUSION may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of HERCEPTIN INFUSION in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Herceptin 150mg 1s?
If you miss a dose of HERCEPTIN INFUSION, please consult your doctor.