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Side effect(s) of Trastuzumab

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

Heart- Heart failure, decreased ejection fraction, high blood pressure, abnormal heart rhythms, palpitations.

Central Nervous System- Lack of energy, headache, sleeplessness, dizziness, tingling, depression, problem with the nerves that carry information to and from the brain and spinal cord, damage to nerves.

Skin- Rash, acne, nail disorder, itching.

Eye and ENT- Runny nose, inflammation of pharynx, nose bleed, pharynx and larynx pain.

Gastrointestinal- Nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, constipation.

Genitourinary- Urinary tract infection, amniotic fluid deficiency, disease of the renal glomeruli.

Blood- Decrease in hemoglobin level, and white blood cells.

Hypersensitivity- Allergic reaction.

Musculoskeletal- Back pain, joint pain, bone pain, muscle pain, muscle spasm.

Respiratory- Cough, difficulty in breathing, sinusitis, upper respiratory infection.

Miscellaneous- Pain, chills and fever, infection, flu syndrome, accidental injury, increase in body temperature, influenza, herpes simplex, infusion reaction, swelling of tissues.

Other Precautions : *It may affect heart functions.

Drug Name : Trastuzumab

Trastuzumab(Herceptin) generic is a monoclonal antibody, prescribed for breast cancer either alone or in combination with other medications. It kills cancer cells.
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