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Side effect(s) of Talimogene laherparepvec

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

General: fatigue, chills, fever, nausea , flu-like illness, and pain at the site of injection.

Other Precautions :  Do not take more than recommended dose which is 4 ml.
Women in the reproductive age group should be advised to use an effective contraception to prevent pregnancy during treatment with T-VEC.
If a pregnant woman was exposed to T-VEC accidentally and if she had active herpes infection, the virus can cross the placental barrier and cause serious side effects in the developing baby.

Drug Name : Talimogene laherparepvec

Talimogene laherparepvec (T-VEC) is a virus (biopharmaceutical drug) to treat melanoma lesions (cancer) which cannot be operated on. It is injected directly into the lesion.
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