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The new product, a combination of trifluridine and tipiracil (Lonsurf, Taiho Pharmace"...
- To report signs and symptoms of infusion reactions such as fever, chills, or breathing problems.
- Of the potential risks of using Erbitux during pregnancy or nursing and of the need to use adequate contraception in both males and females during and for 6 months following the last dose of Erbitux therapy.
- That nursing is not recommended during, and for 2 months following the last dose of Erbitux therapy.
- To limit sun exposure (use sunscreen, wear hats) while receiving and for 2 months following the last dose of Erbitux.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/23/2015
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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