Cemiplimab-rwlc is used to treat certain types of skin cancer (cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma - CSCC, basal cell carcinoma - BCC) and lung cancer. It works by changing the action of your own immune system, directing it to attack cancer cells. Cemiplimab-rwlc belongs to a class of drugs known as monoclonal antibodies.

How to use Cemiplimab-Rwlc Solution

Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start receiving cemiplimab-rwlc and each time you get a treatment. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

This medication is given by a health care professional. It is injected slowly into a vein over 30 minutes. It is given as directed by your doctor, usually once every 3 weeks.

Infusion reactions may happen while you are receiving the drug. Tell your doctor right away if you have symptoms such as nausea, fever, chills, flushing, shortness of breath, dizziness, or fainting.

Your doctor may stop your treatment for some time if you get serious side effects. Your doctor may also prescribe another medication (a corticosteroid such as prednisone) to help treat side effects of this medication.

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