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Side effect(s) of Necitumumab

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

Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, mouth ulcers, pain and swelling of the digestive tract, difficulty in swallowing

Respiratory: Coughing up blood, breathing difficulty, blood clots in lungs

Skin: Rashes, itching, dry skin, pimples, cracks in the skin

Eye: Irritation and itching of the eye, pain, blurred vision, increased tear secretion

Lab abnormalities: Low levels of magnesium, potassium, calcium, and phosphate

Others: Pulmonary embolism, cerebral stroke, heart attack, headache, weight loss



Other Precautions :  Females of reproductive potential living with active male partners should use effective contraception during the treatment with necitumumab and must continue the contraception for at least three months after the last dose of necitumumab.

Breastfeeding should be stopped during the necitumumab treatment and for three months after stopping to take necitumumab.

Drug Name : Necitumumab

Necitumumab is used to treat squamous non-small cell lung cancer, a type of advanced lung cancer whose cancer has moved to other body parts. It is a monoclonal antibody used in combination with cisplatin and gemcitabine.
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