Read the side effects of Atezolizumab as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Fatigue, fever and peripheral edema (accumulation of fluid which result in swelling). Gastrointestinal:
Nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, abdominal pain, decreased appetite. Musculoskeletal system:
Neck pain, back pain and joint pain. Respiratory system:
Difficulty in breathing and cough. Kidney and Urinary system:
Hematuria (blood in urine) and urinary tract infections. Skin:
Rash and severe itching of the skin. Immune-related side effects:
These side effects include inflammation of organs like lungs, liver, colon and hormone-secreting glands (endocrine organs).
Other Precautions :
• Patients must be advised to consult the doctor if there is any sign of myasthenia gravis (neuromuscular disease), meningoencephalitis (inflammation of brain and its surrounding membranes) and Gullian Barre syndrome (immune related nervous disorder) after taking atezolizumab.
• Do not breastfeed while taking atezolizumab and leave a gap of at least five months after the last dose before breastfeeding the baby.
• While diluting the infusion, atezolizumab should be mixed only by gentle inversion, do not shake.
• The empty and partially used vials should be discarded immediately. They must not be reused after opening.