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
Headache, Infection, Diarrhoea
- 1 variant(s)
• 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.