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CANMAB 440MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 57500 for 1 vial(s) (1 ML injection each)
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Composition for CANMAB

Trastuzumab(440 mg)

food interaction for CANMAB

alcohol interaction for CANMAB

pregnancy interaction for CANMAB

lactation interaction for CANMAB

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Canmab 440mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Canmab 440mg injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for CANMAB

Trastuzumab(440 mg)

Uses

Canmab 440mg injection is used in the treatment of breast cancer and stomach cancer.

How it works

Canmab 440mg injection belongs to a class of drugs called monoclonal antibodies. It acts on the surface of specific cancer cells and inhibits its growth.

Common side effects

Numbness, Tingling sensation of extremity, Numbness of extremity, Abdominal pain, Acne, Joint pain, Back pain, Bruise, Bleeding, Constipation, Depression, Diarrhoea, Difficulty in urination, Hair loss, Heartburn, Hot flashes, Increased risk of infection, Insomnia, Decreased white blood cell count, Loss of appetite, Nose bleed, Nose pain, Sore throat, Chills, Fever

SUBSTITUTES for CANMAB

3 Substitutes
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  • BICELTIS 440MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 75000/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 75000
    pay 30% more per injection
  • HERTRAZ 440MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Mylan Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 52154.19/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 52154.19
    save 9% more per injection
  • VIVITRA 440MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 52155.22/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 52155.22
    save 9% more per injection

Expert advice for CANMAB

  • Take extreme care while taking trastuzumab as it can cause heart failure, especially if you have heart disease or if you are also receiving certain other cancer medicines.
  • You may need to undergo biopsy test during trastuzumab treatment to check the effect of trastuzumab.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as trastuzumab may cause fever or chills.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for CANMAB

Trastuzumab

Q.Is trastuzumab cytotoxic?
Yes, Trastuzumab is cytotoxic

Q.Is trastuzumab a hazardous drug?
Yes, Trastuzumab is a hazardous drug and is supposed to be administered under medical supervision only.

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Content on this page was last updated on 05 October, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)