It's important to understand what side effects may be expected with TRODELVY, including serious side effects. It's also important to know that your healthcare provider may be able to help you proactively plan for some side effects with pretreatment medicine and guidance to help you manage side effects if they do occur.
Some side effects of TRODELVY are similar to those you may have had while taking chemotherapy for metastatic TNBC, and the severity is different for everyone. TRODELVY is likely to cause hair loss, even for patients who have not lost hair before. This may happen soon after starting treatment.
If you experience any side effects, contact your healthcare provider immediately. Some side effects may require medical attention.
In the phase 3 trial, TRODELVY also caused serious side effects, including neutropenia, severe diarrhea, serious infusion-related reactions and severe allergic reactions, which could be life-threatening, as well as nausea and vomiting.
For those taking TRODELVY:
These are not all of the possible side effects of TRODELVY. Tell your healthcare provider about any side effects that bother you or do not go away. Call your healthcare provider for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
TRODELVY® (sacituzumab govitecan-hziy) is a prescription medicine used to treat adults with triple-negative breast cancer (negative for estrogen and progesterone hormone receptors and HER2) that has spread to other parts of the body (metastatic) or cannot be removed by surgery, and who have received two or more prior treatments, including at least one treatment for metastatic disease.
It is not known if TRODELVY is safe and effective in people with moderate or severe liver problems or in children.
Do not receive TRODELVY if you have had a severe allergic reaction to TRODELVY. Ask your healthcare provider if you are not sure.
Allergic and infusion-related reactions which can be serious and life-threatening. Tell your healthcare provider or nurse right away if you get any of the following symptoms during your infusion of TRODELVY or within 24 hours after: swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat; hives; skin rash, itching, or flushing of your skin; fever; difficulty breathing or wheezing; lightheadedness, dizziness, feeling faint, or pass out; or chills or shaking chills (rigors).
Nausea and vomiting are common with TRODELVY and can sometimes be severe. Before each dose of TRODELVY, you will receive medicines to help prevent nausea and vomiting along with medicines to take home with instructions about how to take them. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have nausea or vomiting that is not controlled with the medicines prescribed for you. Your healthcare provider may decide to decrease your dose or stop TRODELVY if your nausea and vomiting is severe and cannot be controlled with anti-nausea medicines.
Before receiving TRODELVY, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Certain medicines may affect the way TRODELVY works.
The most common side effects of TRODELVY include decreased white blood cell (leukocyte and lymphocyte) and red blood cell counts, feeling tired or weak, hair loss, constipation, increased sugar levels in the blood, decreased protein levels (albumin) in the blood, decreased appetite, changes in kidney function test, increased levels of enzyme called alkaline phosphatase in the blood (test for liver or bone problems), and decreased levels of magnesium, potassium, and sodium in the blood.
These are not all of the possible side effects of TRODELVY. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
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