Side effects may occur during treatment with PHESGO. It’s important to know what side effects may happen and what to watch out for during your treatment with PHESGO. Talk to your doctor about any and all side effects you experience, even if you think they are minor.
The most common side effects of PHESGO when given with chemotherapy as part of an early breast cancer regimen are hair loss, nausea, diarrhea, low levels of red blood cells, and weakness.
The most common side effects of PHESGO when given with docetaxel for treatment of breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body (metastatic) are diarrhea, hair loss, low levels of white blood cells with or without fever, nausea, feeling tired, rash, and damage to the nerves (numbness, tingling, pain in hands/feet).
Remember, the tips mentioned below may not work for everyone. Be sure to talk with your doctor before trying any of these tips.
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PHESGO® (pertuzumab, trastuzumab, and hyaluronidase-zzxf) is a prescription medicine approved for use in combination with chemotherapy for:
PHESGO is a prescription medicine approved for use in combination with docetaxel in adults who have HER2-positive breast cancer that has spread to different parts of the body (metastatic) and who have not received anti-HER2 therapy or chemotherapy for metastatic breast cancer.
PHESGO may cause heart problems, including those without symptoms (such as reduced heart function) and those with symptoms (such as congestive heart failure).
Receiving PHESGO during pregnancy can result in the death of an unborn baby and birth defects.
PHESGO may cause serious lung problems.
The most common side effects of PHESGO when given with chemotherapy as part of an early breast cancer regimen are:
The most common side effects of PHESGO when given with docetaxel for treatment of breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body (metastatic) are:
You are encouraged to report side effects to Genentech and the FDA. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch. You may also report side effects to Genentech at 1-888-835-2555.
Talk to a healthcare professional for more information about the benefits and risks of PHESGO.
Please see full Prescribing Information for additional Important Safety Information, including most serious side effects.
If you cannot afford your medication, visit phesgo.com/financial-support for financial assistance information.
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