Herceptin 440mg Infusion 50ml


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TRASTUZUMAB 440MG
By Roche Products (India) Pvt Ltd
Prescription Needed
M.R.P.: Rs.110,700.00
(per unit)
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What is HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion used for?

HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion is used for the treatment of breast cancer and stomach cancer.

HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion work?

HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion belongs to the class of drugs called anti-neoplastic agents. It works by binding to the hormone receptors and inhibiting the multiplication of tumour cells. Thus, it prevents the growth and spread of cancer cells.

How to administer HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual.

HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion infusion/injection is administered only under the supervision of a healthcare provider. Do not self-administer.

If you miss a dose of HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion, consult your doctor immediately.

What are the drugs that interact with HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion?

The drugs that interact with HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion are:

  • Alprazolam
  • Dexamethasone
  • Diphenhydramine
  • Docetaxel
  • Letrozole
  • Lorazepam
  • Ondansetron
  • Paclitaxel
  • Pegfilgrastim
  • Pertuzumab

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion?

The following are the most common side effects of HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Mouth sores
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Fatigue

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Unexplained weight gain
  • Increased cough
  • Swelling of the face, tongue and throat
  • Vision problem

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while receiving HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion?

  • Seek doctor’s advice before taking any other drug or herbal products while on HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol while using HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion causes dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Keep the medicine away from children.
  • Increase the intake of fluids while on HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion.

What should you tell your doctor before receiving HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion?

  • Tell your doctor if you are allergic to HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any pre-existing depression, liver or heart diseases.
  • Notify your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Frequently Asked questions about HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion

  1. What are the overdose symptoms of HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion?
  2. The overdose symptoms of HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion may include redness, inflammation, allergic reactions and breathing difficulty. Please consult the doctor immediately if you experience any of the above symptoms.

  3. Can I recommend HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion to geriatric patients?
  4. No, it not advised to recommend HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion to older adults as they may be at a greater risk of developing heart problems.

  5. Is it common to develop persistent pain or redness at the site of injection?
  6. The occurrence of pain or redness at the injection site is rare while using HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion. Therefore, please consult your doctor immediately.

  7. Do I need to undergo any laboratory tests while using HERCEPTIN 440mg Infusion?
  8. Yes, it is advised to monitor your complete blood cell count regularly to check for the side effects and your response to the therapy.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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