Erbitux

(Cetuximab)

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Quick facts about Erbitux
  • Drug class: Cancer
  • Generic status: No lower cost generic available

Used for

  • Head and neck cancer
  • Locally or regionally advanced squamous cell
  • In combination with radiation therapy. Head and neck cancer

Dosage forms

  • Infusion (IV)
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Quick facts about Erbitux
  • Drug class: Cancer
  • Generic status: No lower cost generic available
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Common concerns from people taking Erbitux (Cetuximab)

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Pregnancy

Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

Tip: Always talk with your doctor before you take any medication while pregnant.
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