Proper Use

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Medicines used to treat cancer are very strong and can have many side effects. Before receiving this medicine, make sure you understand all the risks and benefits. It is important for you to work closely with your doctor during your treatment.

A doctor or other trained health professional will give you this medicine. This medicine is given through a needle placed in one of your veins.

Trastuzumab must be given slowly, so the IV tube must remain in place for at least 90 minutes.