This medication is a monoclonal antibody, prescribed for breast cancer either alone or in combination with other medications. It kills cancer cells.
Dose of trastuzumab varies according to different regimens used to treat cancer.
It comes as a solution for injection administered by healthcare providers, once every 3 weeks or once a week along with other chemotherapy medications, and then once every 3 weeks after treatment.
• Caution should be exercised in elderly patients, and children.
• It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Do not change the dose without consulting with your doctor.
It may affect heart functions.
Store it in refrigerator (2-8ï¿½C).
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