Pembrolizumab

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Pembrolizumab (formerly MK-3475 and lambrolizumab, trade name Keytruda)[1] is a humanized antibody used in cancer immunotherapy. It is an IgG4 isotype antibody that blocks a protective mechanism of cancer cells and thereby, allows the immune system to destroy them. It targets the programmed cell death protein 1 (PD-1) receptor of lymphocytes. The FDA initially approved it to treat metastatic melanoma. In 2017 the FDA approved it for any unresectable or metastatic solid tumor w...

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Pembrolizumab and Glutathione

My husband is in immunotherapy, undergoing 1 infusion of pembrolizumab ('Keytruda') every three weeks. Is it helpful or harmful for him to take glutathione 250 mg?

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Pembrolizumab
  • Powder, For Injection Solution, Lyophilized Powder: 50mg
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Pembrolizumab and Glutathione
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