Erbitux® (There may be other names for this medication.)
How is Cetuximab Administered?
Your medicine will be given by injection into a vein (intravenous, IV), usually in your arm, wrist, hand or chest.
What is it Used For?
What Should I Tell My Doctor Before I Begin Receiving Cetuximab?
Tell your doctor if you:
- have had an allergic reaction to cetuximab, murine proteins, or any component of this product. (Please ask your doctor or pharmacist if you don't know whether a medication that you are allergic to is made from murine proteins.)
- have or have ever had lung, heart, or arterial disease
- have lower than normal levels of magnesium, potassium, or calcium in your blood
- are pregnant or breastfeeding