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Side effect(s) of Cetuximab

Read the side effects of Cetuximab as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most Common - Rash, itching, nail changes, headache, diarrhea and infections.

Serious Effects - Heart arrest, kidney failure, blood clot in lungs and skin damage.

Body as a Whole - Weakness, fever, headache, infection and chills.

Gastrointestinal - Nausea, nosebleed, diarrhea and indigestion.

Metabolic - Weight loss, dehydration, increase in liver enzyme levels.

Respiratory - Inflammation of pharynx.

Eye- Corneal ulcer.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Cetuximab

Cetuximab(Erbitux) generic is a monoclonal antibody, prescribed for certain types of head, neck, and colorectal cancer. It works by blocking a certain growth factor.
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