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Herceptin (trastuzumab) is an intravenous medication used for the prevention of reoccurrence of, and treatment of breast cancer that has spread beyond the breast (metastasized). There is a black box warning for Herceptin. Herceptin can cause heart failure when it is combined with certain drugs.

Common side effects of Herceptin include:

Side effects , drug interactions, and pregnancy and breastfeeding safety information should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.

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