PERTUZUMAB 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.


PERTUZUMAB is generally used to treat: Breast Cancer

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: 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)


Caution should be exercised in patients with liver or kidney impairment, during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Patient may develop with increased risk of ventricular dysfunction; monitor heart function regularly while taking this medication. It may cause harm to fetus when it is administered to pregnant women; consult with your healthcare provider before taking this medication.

Symptoms of Overdosage

PERTUZUMAB over-dosage can result in: Difficulty Breathing

Common Side-Effects

PERTUZUMAB : Black (tar) Colored Stools, Chills, Cough, Rapid Heart Rate (pulse), Hoarse Voice, Arms Joint Pain, Fever, Pale Skin, Throat Soreness

Serious Side-Effects

PERTUZUMAB : Heart Failure, Difficulty Breathing, Shortness Of Breath, Ankles Swelling, Weight Gain, Fatigue (tiredness), Chills, Fever, Head Headache, Vomit, Weakness (generalized)

Rare Side-Effects

PERTUZUMAB : Skin Rash, Face Swelling, Dizziness, Body Itching, Difficulty Breathing

Disease Interactions

PERTUZUMAB can interfere with: Congestive Heart Disease, Hypertension, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Arrhythmias, Peripheral Neuropathy, Diabetes Mellitus, Thrombocytopenia, Acute Renal Failure

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Room Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)

Available Alternatives

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