Nimotuzumab is used in the treatment of head and neck cancer and cancer of colon and rectum
How it works
Nimotuzumab is a monoclonal antibody that specifically binds to receptors on cancer cells. Thus Nimotuzumab flags the cancer cells for destruction by the body's immune system.
Common side effects
Weakness, Vomiting, Dizziness, Blood in urine, Diarrhoea
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• Seek immediate medication attention if you develop any allergic reactions.
• Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
• Patients allergic to nimotuzumab or any of its ingredients should not take it.