An Overview of Interactions With Vectibix
) can potentially interact with a few other medications. The medications that can lead to a reaction with Vectibix include other anti-cancer or chemotherapy medications, including but not limited to:
Vectibix Drug Interactions Explained
Vectibix is approved for use as a single agent for the treatment of certain types of colorectal cancer
. It should not be used in combination with other chemotherapy medications.
In a study of people who received Vectibix in addition to bevacizumab and other chemotherapy agents, people who received the combination treatment had a faster disease progression, shorter lifespan, and an increased risk for serious side effects, such as:
It is possible that not all drug interactions with Vectibix were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the specific interactions that may apply to you.