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T-DM1 (Trastuzumab emtansine)

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Anti-HER2 Antibody Drug Conjugate Kadcyla® Cancer-related

T-DM1 (Trastuzumab emtansine) - What is it for

​T-DM1 is a drug that is used to treat breast cancer. It consists of an antibody (trastuzumab) and a chemotherapy drug called DM1 (also known as emtansine) linked together. The antibody helps deliver DM1 more specifically to cancer cells, to fight against them.  

T-DM1 (Trastuzumab emtansine) - Dosage and How to Use

How should T-DM1 (Trastuzumab emtansine) be used?

What should I do if I miss a dose?

What should I do if I overdose?

T-DM1 (Trastuzumab emtansine) - Handling

How should I handle T-DM1 (Trastuzumab emtansine) safely?

T-DM1 (Trastuzumab emtansine) - Storage

How should I store T-DM1 (Trastuzumab emtansine)?

How should I dispose of T-DM1 (Trastuzumab emtansine) safely?

T-DM1 (Trastuzumab emtansine) - Additional Information

  • Updated on Thursday, October 25, 2018
  • Article contributed by Department of Pharmacy National Cancer Centre Singapore

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