Use:Uses: Atezolizumab is used as a first-line treatment for adult patients who have NSCLC disease progression during or following platinum-containing chemotherapy. How Atezolizumab works: It is administered as an intravenous injection through a vein (IV) over 60 minutes for the first infusion, and if no infusion reaction, over 30 minutes for each infusion thereafter.
Category: Lung Cancer
Side Effects: - Fatigue Decreased appetite Nausea Urinary tract or other infection Constipation Fever Diarrhoea Colitis (bowel inflammation) Swelling Abdominal pain Vomiting Shortness of breath and/or cough and/or wheezing Neck pain/back pain Rash and/or itching Hematuria (blood in the urine) Arthralgia (joint pain) Hyponatremia (low sodium level) Thyroid changes
When not to use: -
Pregnancy: Atezolizumab causes a significant adverse effect on the fetus. Discuss the benefits and risks with your doctor before taking the medication.
Lactation: Do not breast-feed while taking this medication. Discuss the benefits and risks with your doctor before taking the medication.