Herclon 440mg 1s


Vial per box: 1, Manufacturer: Roche


Composition Trastuzumab 440mg
Substitutes Herceptin 440mg 1s, 1vial in a box
Shipping class Cold chain shipment

Medicine Overview of Herclon 440mg 1s


Uses of Herclon 440mg 1s

HERCLON INFUSION is used in the treatment of breast cancer and stomach cancer.

Herclon 440mg 1s side effects


Nausea, Headache, Rash, Low blood platelets, Congestive cardiac failure, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Infection, Upper respiratory tract infection, Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages), Fatigue, Fever, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Chills, Diarrhoea, Cough, Weight loss, Taste changes, Mucosal inflammation,  Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)


How to use Herclon 440mg 1s

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Herclon 440mg 1s works

HERCLON INFUSION is a monoclonal antibody specifically designed to target HER2 receptors on breast cancer and stomach cancer cells. It flags the cancer cells for destruction by the body’s immune system.

In Depth Information on Herclon 440mg 1s

Expert advice for Herclon 440mg 1s

  • 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

Herclon 440mg 1s related warnings

Special precautions for Herclon 440mg 1s

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
HERCLON INFUSION 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.
HERCLON INFUSION is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
It is not known whether HERCLON INFUSION alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
HERCLON INFUSION is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of HERCLON INFUSION may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of HERCLON INFUSION in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Herclon 440mg 1s?

If you miss a dose of HERCLON INFUSION, please consult your doctor.

Additional information

Weight 0.08 kg