RAMUCIRUMAB is a Schedule H drug.
Ramucirumab is a cancer medicine that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Ramucirumab is used to treat stomach cancer, colorectal cancer, or non-small cell lung cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. Ramucirumab may be given alone or in combination with other cancer medicines.


RAMUCIRUMAB is generally used to treat: Stomach Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first

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: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor

How Do I Take It?

Route of Administration: IV (Intravenous)


Ramucirumab can make you more likely to get infections or may worsen any current infections. Therefore, wash your hands well to prevent the spread of infection. Avoid contact with people who have infections that may spread to others (such as chickenpox, measles, flu). Consult your doctor if you have been exposed to an infection or for more details. Do not have immunizations/vaccinations without the consent of your doctor. Avoid contact with people who have recently received live vaccines (such as flu vaccine inhaled through the nose).

Common Side-Effects

RAMUCIRUMAB : Blood Pressure, Low, Diarrhoea, Back Pain, Eyes Blurred Vision, Chest Pain, Chills, Confusion, Dizziness, Fainting, Irregular Heartbeat, Head Headache, Nausea, Vomit, Vaginal Bleeding Between Periods, Throat Soreness, Constipation

Serious Side-Effects

RAMUCIRUMAB : Slurred Speech, Confusion, Sudden Numbness Or Weakness On One Side Of Body, Seizures (uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs), Shortness Of Breath

Rare Side-Effects

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

Disease Interactions

RAMUCIRUMAB can interfere with: Intestinal Obstruction, Hypothyroidism, Acute Liver Failure, Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome, Proteinuria, Acute Renal Failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Thromboembolism

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Room Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)

Available Alternatives

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