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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Pemro. Please consult your doctor.
Pemro may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing b... View More
Pemro is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
It is not known whether Pemro alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react... View More
Pemro should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pemro may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Pemro should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pemro may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Pemro is used in the treatment of melanoma, non-small cell lung cancer, head and neck cancer, and cervical cancer. Pemro is given as an infusion into t... View More
Uses of Pemro
- Non-small cell lung cancer
- Head and neck cancer
- Cervical cancer
Side effects of Pemro
- Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
- Stomach pain
- Decreased appetite
How to use Pemro
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Pemro works
Pemro is an anti-cancer medication. It works in certain cancer by working with immune system thereby activating T-cell mediated immune responses against... View More
- Pemro helps your immune system fight cancer such as that of head, neck, lung, and skin.
- It is usually given through an infusion into your vein (IV) for about 30 minutes, every 3 weeks, by your doctor.
- It may make you feel tired or weak. Do not drive or use machines unless you are sure you are feeling well.
- Take adequate birth control measures while you are being treated with this medicine and for at least 4 months after your last dose, as it can cause harm... View More
- Do not stop treatment without talking to your doctor first.
Metastatic melanoma, Unresectable melanoma, Locally advanced non-small cell lung carcinoma, Metastatic non-small cell lung carcinoma, Metastatic non-sma... View More
IV Preparation Reconstitute vial by adding 2.3 mL of Sterile Water for Injection (resulting concentration 25 mg/mL) Slowly swirl vial; allow up to 5 m... View More
Intravenous Metastatic melanoma, Unresectable melanoma Adult: 2 mg/kg or 200 mg once every 3 weeks via infusion over 30 minutes, until disease progres... View More
Mode of Action
Pembrolizumab is a humanised immunoglobulin G4 monoclonal antibody which binds to the cell surface receptor programmed death-1 (PD-1), a negative immuno... View More
Patient with autoimmune disorders. Patients who received allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) or solid organ transplant. Not indicated ... View More
Significant: Colitis, hepatitis, nephritis, severe endocrinopathies (e.g. diabetic ketoacidosis, diabetes mellitus, hypo- or hyperthyroidism, hypophysit... View More
Use of systemic corticosteroids or immunosuppressants before starting therapy may cause interference with the pharmacodynamic activity and efficacy of p... View More
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More