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Side effect(s) of Trastuzumab with Hyaluronidase

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

General: Fatigue, Injection site reaction, headache, fever, chills, infection

Musculoskeletal: Joint pain, muscle pain

GI: Diarrhea

Respiratory: Upper respiratory tract infection, cough

Nervous system: Insomnia (lack of sleep)

Other Precautions :  The drug can cause heart failure. Monitor cardiac function before and during treatment.
The drug can cause pulmonary toxicity in the form of anaphylaxis (allergic reaction), angioedema (swelling under the skin), and acute respiratory distress syndrome (accumulation of fluid in lungs, symptom- shortness of breath).
If taken during pregnancy, Trastuzumab can cause oligohydramnios (volume of amniotic fluid is low), and neonatal death. Effective contraception must be used during treatment and 7 months after the last dose is given.
Trastuzumab can exacerbate chemotherapy-induced low white cell count.
Monitor patients for reactions like skin rash, shortness of breath, nausea, dizziness, low blood pressure.

Drug Name : Trastuzumab with Hyaluronidase

Trastuzumab and hyaluronidase combination is indicated for the treatment of breast cancer.
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