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Erbitux

Erbitux

PATIENT INFORMATION

Advise patients:

  • 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: 3/25/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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