Treating certain types of breast cancer.

Ado-trastuzumab is a monoclonal antibody. It works by targeting certain tumor cells and stopping them from growing and reproducing.

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  • More common:
    Black, tarry stools
    bladder pain
    bleeding gums
    bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
    bloody or cloudy urine
    blurred vision
    burning, numbness, tingling, or painful sensations
    chills
    convulsions
    cough
    decreased urine
    difficult or labored breathing
    difficult, burning, or painful urination
    dizziness
    dry mouth
    fever
    frequent urge to urinate
    headache
    increased thirst
    irregular heartbeat
    loss of appetite
    lower back or side pain
    mood changes
    muscle pain or cramps
    nausea or vomiting
    nervousness
    nosebleeds
    numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
    pale skin
    pinpoint red spots on the skin
    pounding in the ears
    rapid weight gain
    slow or fast heartbeat
    sore throat
    tightness in the chest
    troubled breathing with exertion
    ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
    unsteadiness or awkwardness
    unusual bleeding or bruising
    unusual tiredness or weakness
    unusual weight gain or loss
    weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet
    Less common:
    Chest pain
    dilated neck veins
    extreme fatigue
    general feeling of discomfort or illness
    irregular breathing
    irregular heartbeat
    skin rash
    thickening of bronchial secretions
    Rare:
    Dark-colored urine
    general feeling of tiredness or weakness
    light-colored stools
    stomach bloating or pain
    vomiting blood
    yellow eyes or skin
    Incidence not known:
    Abdominal or stomach tenderness
    itching
    Severity: Minor
    Some of the side effects that can occur with ado-trastuzumab emtansine may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:

    More common:
    Acid or sour stomach
    belching
    change in taste
    constipation
    diarrhea
    difficulty with moving
    heartburn
    indigestion
    lack or loss of strength
    loss of taste
    muscle pain or stiffness
    pain in the joints
    stomach discomfort or upset
    swelling or inflammation of the mouth
    trouble sleeping
    Less common:
    Burning, dry, or itching eyes
    discharge or excessive tearing
    redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  • (intravenous powder for injection)