How To Take Keytruda 100mg/4ml Injection?
Keytruda is injected into a vein through an IV. A healthcare provider will give you this injection. Keytruda is usually given once every 3 weeks. Your doctor will determine how long to treat you with this medicine. Follow your doctor’s dosing instructions.
Before you start treatment, your doctor will perform tests to make sure Keytruda is the best treatment for your type of skin cancer. Keytruda can cause certain side effects by changing the way your immune system works.
These side effects can cause symptoms in many different parts of your body. Some side effects may need to be treated with other medications, and your cancer treatments may be delayed or stopped altogether.
You will need frequent medical tests to help your doctor determine if it is safe for you to keep receiving Keytruda. Do not miss any follow-up visits to your doctor.
Instruction for Keytruda 100mg/4ml
To make sure Keytruda is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have: a lung disease or a breathing disorder; liver or kidney disease; a thyroid disorder; an autoimmune disorder such as lupus, Crohn’s disease, or ulcerative colitis; or if you have ever had an organ transplant. Do not use Keytruda if you are pregnant. It could harm the unborn baby. Tell your doctor right away if you become pregnant during treatment. Use effective birth control while you are using this medicine and for at least 4 months after your treatment ends. It is not known whether pembrolizumab passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. You should not breast-feed while using Keytruda and for at least 4 months after your last dose. Keytruda is not approved for use by anyone younger than 18 years old.