Herceptin Questions? We Have Answers at Healthsofa.
Herceptin
trastuzumab
Herceptin is an IV medication that is used to treat metastatic breast cancer. It works by recognizing and attaching itself to certain cancer cells that are in the body. This allows the immune system to target the cancer cells and kill them. People taking Herceptin should be closely monitored while this drug is administered.

Recent Forum Posts

Usage

This medication is being used for: breast cancer /

Interactions

We have the following active ingredients and medications listed in our database:
adalimumab:
Humira / Trudexa / bcg: certolizumab: clozapine: Clozapine / Clozaril / Clopine / Clopsine / Elcrit / Froidir / Lanolept / Leponex / Zolapin / Cloment / Clozapin 1A Pharma / Clozapina Chiesi / Clozapina Fabra / Clozapin beta / Clozapin Destin / Clozapine Alpharma / Clozapine Dumex-Alpharma / Clozapin Hexal / Clozapin-neuraxpharm / Klozapol / Lapenax / Lozapine / SBPA Clozapine / Sensipin / Sizopin / Zapen / Fazaclo / Iprox / Lepotex / Asaleptin / daunorubicin: Daunorubicin / Cerubidin / Daunoblastin / Daunoblastina / Daunocin / DaunoXome / Daurocina / Maxiduano / Rubilem / Acetyladriamycin / Ondena / Leukaemomycin C / Daunamycin / Daunarubicinum / Rubidomycin / Anthracyline / daunorubicin liposomal: deferiprone: Ferriprox / doxorubicin: Doxorubicin / Adriamycin / Adriblastin / Adriblastina / Adriblastine / Adrim / Adrimedac / Biorrub / Caelyx / Colhidrol / Daxotel / Dicladox / Doxil / Doxocris / Doxolem / Doxorbin / Doxorubin / DOXO-cell / Doxtie Farmiblastina / Fauldoxo / Flavicina / Ifadox / Myocet / Nagun / Neoxane / Pallagicin / Ranxas / Ribodoxo-L / Roxorin / Adriablastin / Adriamycin PFS / Adriamycin RDF / Adriblastina PFS / Doxo / Doxorubicine / doxorubicin liposomal: epirubicin: Ellence / Crisabon / Cuatroepil / Epi-cell / Epidoxo / Epifil / Epikebir / Epilem / EPR / Farmorubicin / Farmorrubicina / Farmorubicina / Farmorubicine / Pharmorubicin / Robanol / Rubifarm / Rubina / Epirubicine / Epiadriamycin / Epidoxorubicin / Ridorubicin / etanercept: Enbrel / fingolimod: golimumab: idarubicin: Idamycin / Idaralem / Zavedos / Idarubicin / infliximab: Remicade / leflunomide: Arava / Afiancen / Leflunomide / Lefunomide / Arabloc / measles virus vaccine: Rouvax / mumps virus vaccine: natalizumab: Tysabri / rotavirus vaccine: rubella virus vaccine: Rudivax / samarium sm 153 lexidronam: smallpox vaccine: teriflunomide: thalidomide: Thalomid / Calmore / Calmorex / Distoval / Distaval / Distaxal / Noxodyn / Noctosediv / Nevrodyn / Neurodyn / Neurosedin / Neurosedym / Neurosedyn / Neufatin / Nerosedyn / Neaufatin / Nibrol / Neosedyn / Neosydyn / Isomin / Imidan / Hippuzon / Lulamin / Enterosediv / Yodomin / Algosediv / Theophilcholine / Telagan / Telargan / Telargean / Talargan / Talimol / Talismol / Tensival / Glupan / Glutanon / Kevadon / Neo / Shinnibrol / Valgis / Valgraine / Sleepan / Slipro / Softenil / Softenon / Thalidomine / Thalin / Thalinette / Profarmil / Psycholiquid / Psychotablets / Imidene / Gastrinide / Grippex / Contergan / Corronarobetin / Asmadion / Asmaval / Bonbrain / Bonbrrin / Ectiluran / Kedavon / Pangul / Pantosediv / Polygripan / Sedalis / Sedimide / Sedin / Sedisperil / Sedoval / Sandormin / Quetimid / Quietoplex / tofacitinib: varicella virus vaccine: yellow fever vaccine: Arilvax / zoster vaccine live:

Biological Half-life



How long does it take Herceptin to leave the system?

Nursing responsibilities for Herceptin
ATC CODE: L01XC03

Other medications containing trastuzumab

trastuzumab is the active ingredient in Herceptin