Herceptin Lyophilisate For Solution For Injection 440Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Herceptin: Lyophilisate for solution for injection (440mg)

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What is this Medicine?

TRASTUZUMAB (tras TOO zoo mab) is a monoclonal antibody. It is used to treat breast cancer and stomach cancer.

In-Depth Information

Herceptin 440mg Powder for Injection

NDC: 502420134
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Breast Cancer, Gastric Cancer

Storage Information
Store unreconstituted product in refrigerator (36 to 46 degrees F)
Do not freeze reconstituted product
Product reconstituted with SWFI should be used immediately and any used portion discarded
Product reconstituted with BWFI is stable for 28 days when stored under refrigeration (36 to 46 degrees F)
Store reconstituted product diluted in NaCl at 36 to 46 degrees F for no more than 24 hours prior to use
Herceptin 440mg Powder for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Herceptin 440mg Powder for Injection

Heart Attack Incidence:
<0.3%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Nerve Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
High Pressure In Lungs Incidence:
<0.2%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
<25.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Nerve Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Chills Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Kidney Failure Incidence:
<2.7%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Anemia Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Nose Bleed Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Hot Flashes Incidence:
<17.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Antibody Formation Incidence:
0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lung Inflammation Incidence:
0.2-0.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Failure Incidence:
0.4-28.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Infusion-related Reactions Incidence:
1.4-9.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
1.7-34.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Flu Incidence:
2.0-13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
2.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rhinitis Incidence:
2.0-22.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
2.0-22.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sinus Infection Incidence:
2.0-21.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Acne Incidence:
2.0-11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Blood Clot Incidence:
2.1-3.7%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
2.2-25.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
2.4-42.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
3.0-52.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Bone Pain Incidence:
3.0-24.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
3.5-23.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
4.0-38.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
4.0-13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
4.3-29.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
4.5-62.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
4.7-11.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
5.0-34.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
5.0-43.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
5.0-22.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
5.0-12.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Joint Pain Incidence:
6.0-37.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
6.0-20.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
6.0-33.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
6.2-44.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
8.0-30.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
First Trimester

Class 5 - Avoid Use

Second Trimester

Class 5 - Avoid Use

Third Trimester

Class 5 - Avoid Use

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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