- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 How Do I Take It?
- 5 Precautions
- 6 Symptoms of Overdosage
- 7 Common Side-Effects
- 8 Serious Side-Effects
- 9 Rare Side-Effects
- 10 Disease Interactions
- 11 Technical Classification
- 12 Storage Conditions
- 13 Available Alternatives
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OverviewPERTUZUMAB is a Schedule H drug.
Pertuzumab is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Pertuzumab is used together with other cancer medicines (trastuzumab and docetaxel) to treat HER2-positive breast cancer.
UsagePERTUZUMAB is generally used to treat: Breast Cancer
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Studies indicate Risk – Doctor advice is must
How Do I Take It?Route of Administration: IV (Intravenous)
PrecautionsCaution should be exercised in patients with liver or kidney impairment, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Symptoms of OverdosagePERTUZUMAB over-dosage can result in: Difficulty Breathing
Common Side-EffectsPERTUZUMAB : Black (tar) Colored Stools, Chills, Cough, Rapid Heart Rate (pulse), Hoarse Voice, Arms Joint Pain, Fever, Pale Skin, Throat Soreness
Serious Side-EffectsPERTUZUMAB : Heart Failure, Difficulty Breathing, Shortness Of Breath, Ankles Swelling, Weight Gain, Fatigue (tiredness), Chills, Fever, Head Headache, Vomit, Weakness (generalized)
Rare Side-EffectsPERTUZUMAB : Skin Rash, Face Swelling, Dizziness, Body Itching, Difficulty Breathing
Disease InteractionsPERTUZUMAB can interfere with: Congestive Heart Disease, Hypertension, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Arrhythmias, Peripheral Neuropathy, Diabetes Mellitus, Thrombocytopenia, Acute Renal Failure
Technical ClassificationPERTUZUMAB is categorized as: HER2 INHIBITORS / ANTINEOPLASTICS
Storage ConditionsRoom Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)
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