Kentruda (Pembrolizumab) 100mg/4ml
Kentruda (Pembrolizumab) 100mg/4ml is an anti-cancer medication used to treat advanced melanoma (a type of skin cancer), lung cancer, head and neck cancer, and other types of cancer. It works by helping the immune system to identify and attack cancer cells. Kentruda is administered as an intravenous infusion over a period of 30 minutes. The recommended dose and frequency of administration may vary depending on the type of cancer being treated and other factors.
How Kentruda (Pembrolizumab) Works
Kentruda (Pembrolizumab) is a type of immunotherapy drug that works by blocking a protein called PD-1 on immune cells, which helps to activate the immune system to attack cancer cells. By blocking PD-1, Kentruda can help the immune system to recognize and attack cancer cells more effectively. Kentruda is used to treat a variety of different cancers, and is often used in combination with other cancer treatments.
Like all medications, Kentruda (Pembrolizumab) can cause side effects. Some of the common side effects of Kentruda include fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite, diarrhea, constipation, rash, itching, and joint pain. More serious side effects can occur, including immune-related side effects such as pneumonitis (inflammation of the lungs), colitis (inflammation of the colon), hepatitis (inflammation of the liver), and others. Patients should always consult with their doctor or healthcare provider if they experience any side effects while taking Kentruda.
Patients should always inform their doctor or healthcare provider of any other medications they are taking, including prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, and herbal supplements. Kentruda (Pembrolizumab) can interact with other medications, and can cause serious side effects if used in combination with certain drugs. Patients should also inform their doctor if they have any pre-existing medical conditions, including autoimmune disorders, HIV, or hepatitis.
Kentruda (Pembrolizumab) is a powerful immunotherapy medication used to treat a variety of different cancers. It works by helping the immune system to recognize and attack cancer cells. Patients should always follow the instructions of their doctor or healthcare provider when taking Kentruda, and should inform their doctor if they experience any side effects or have any concerns about their treatment.