Cizumab 400mg Injection Description:
Cizumab 400mg injection is an anti-angiogenic medicine. It works by blocking a protein called vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF). This prevents the formation of blood vessels that bring oxygen and nutrients to cancer cells.
Cizumab 400mg injection is an anti-cancer drug. It is used to treat colon cancer and rectal cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, kidney cancer, brain tumor, ovarian cancer and cervical cancer. It helps prevent the growth of new blood vessels that nourish the tumor and stop the growth of the tumor.
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How to Use:
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How is Cizumab 400mg injection administered?
Cizumab 400mg injection is administered as an infusion. This means you can get it through a small needle in a vein or through a port (a device placed under the skin). Your doctor will determine your dose and duration, and will monitor you for signs of an infusion reaction.
Which cancers can Cizumab 400mg injection be used to treat?
Cizumab 400mg injection is approved to treat colon or rectal cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. It must be given with chemotherapy. Other types of cancer that it helps treat include certain types of lung cancer, kidney cancer, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, and glioblastoma (a type of brain tumor).
What is the difference between Cizumab 400mg injection and chemotherapy?
Chemotherapy attacks fast-growing cells, such as cancer cells. In contrast, the purpose of Cizumab 400mg injection is to prevent the growth of new blood vessels that nourish the tumor. This can cause the tumor to shrink or stop growing.
How long can I take Cizumab 400 mg injection?
As long as your disease is under control and side effects are under control, you will continue to take Cizumab 400mg injection. Your doctor will decide whether you should stop taking Cizumab 400 mg injection. If your cancer progresses during the initial treatment, please consult your doctor if you can choose a different chemotherapy.
Do people taking Cizumab 400mg injection still need chemotherapy?
While taking Cizumab 400mg injection, chemotherapy is still needed. It makes chemotherapy better.