Keytruda 100 Mg-4 Ml Injection is used in the treatment of melanoma, non-small cell lung cancer, head and neck cancer, and cervical cancer.
Keytruda Injection is given as an infusion into the vein by a qualified medical professional. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.
Some common side effects of this medicine include rash, fatigue, fever, nausea and muscle pain. Some serious side effects which may occur during infusion include chills or shaking, itching, rash, flushing, difficulty breathing and dizziness. Hence, your doctor will check you timely after infusion for allergic reaction.
Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have lung disease, liver, or kidney problems or are taking any medicines to treat infections. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.
USES OF KEYTRUDA INJECTION
- Non-small cell lung cancer
- Head and neck cancer
- Cervical cancer
BENEFITS OF KEYTRUDA INJECTION
Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that develops in melanocytes, the cells that produce the pigment called melanin. Melanin is the pigment that gives the skin its color. Melanoma is the most deadly and aggressive kind of skin cancer. Keytruda Injection sticks to the genetic code, called DNA,of the cancer cells and kills them . It also prevents their growth and further spread. This helps to treat the cancer.
SIDE EFFECTS OF KEYTRUDA INJECTION
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Keytruda
- Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
- Stomach pain
- Decreased appetite
HOW TO USE KEYTRUDA INJECTION
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
HOW KEYTRUDA INJECTION WORKS
Keytruda Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works in certain cancer by working with immune system thereby activating T-cell mediated immune responses against tumor cells.
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|Strength||100 mg/ 4ml|
|Manufacturer||Merck & Co|
|Pack Size||1 Injection/s, 2 Injection/s, 3 Injection/s|