Cetuximab

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Cetuximab Overview

Cetuximab is an epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitor medication used for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer and head and neck cancer. Cetuximab is a chimeric (mouse/human) monoclonal antibody given by intravenous infusion that is distributed under the trade name Erbitux in the U.S. and Canada by the drug company Eli Lilly and Co. and outside those countries by the drug company Merck KGaA. In Japan, Merck KGaA, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Eli Lilly have a co-distribution. ...

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Cetuximab rash

I was wondering if anyone else has taken this medication and if they got a rash. How bad was it and how did you cope ? ## Hello, Susan! How are you? Yes, that is listed as one of the more serious and most common side effects of it, though it's noted that it rarely resulted in dose changes or stopping of the medication. It is usually reversible. Have you consulted your doctor to see what they advise that you do for it?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Cetuximab
  • Injection: 100mg/50ml
  • Vial: 100mg/vial
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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Cetuximab rash
I was wondering if anyone else has taken this medication and if they got a rash. How bad was it and how did you cope ? #... 1 reply