TECENTRIQ is a prescription medicine used to treat adults with:
A type of bladder and urinary tract cancer called urothelial carcinoma.
TECENTRIQ may be used when your bladder cancer:
The approval of TECENTRIQ in these patients is based on a study that measured response rate and duration of response. Continued approval for this use may depend on the results of an ongoing study to confirm benefit.
A type of lung cancer called non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
A type of breast cancer called triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC).
TECENTRIQ may be used with the medicine paclitaxel protein-bound when your breast cancer:
The approval of TECENTRIQ in these patients is based on a study that measured the amount of time until patients’ disease worsened. Continued approval for this use may depend on the results of an ongoing study to confirm benefit.
A type of lung cancer called small cell lung cancer (SCLC).
A type of liver cancer called hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).
TECENTRIQ may be used with the medicine bevacizumab when your liver cancer:
A type of skin cancer called melanoma.
TECENTRIQ may be used with the medicines cobimetinib and vemurafenib when your melanoma:
It is not known if TECENTRIQ is safe and effective in children.
What is the most important information about TECENTRIQ?
TECENTRIQ can cause your immune system to attack normal organs and tissues and can affect the way they work. These problems can sometimes become serious or life threatening and can lead to death.
Call or see your healthcare provider right away if you get any symptoms of the following problems or these symptoms get worse.
TECENTRIQ can cause serious side effects, including:
Getting medical treatment right away may help keep these problems from becoming more serious. Your healthcare provider may treat you with corticosteroid or hormone replacement medicines. Your healthcare provider may delay or completely stop treatment with TECENTRIQ if you have severe side effects.
Before you receive TECENTRIQ, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
The most common side effects of TECENTRIQ when used alone include:
The most common side effects of TECENTRIQ when used in lung cancer with other anti-cancer medicines include:
The most common side effects of TECENTRIQ when used in triple-negative breast cancer with paclitaxel protein-bound include:
The most common side effects of TECENTRIQ when used in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with bevacizumab include:
The most common side effects of TECENTRIQ when used in melanoma with cobimetinib and vemurafenib include:
TECENTRIQ may cause fertility problems in females, which may affect the ability to have children. Talk to your healthcare provider if you have concerns about fertility.
These are not all the possible side effects of TECENTRIQ. Ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for more information about the benefits and side effects of TECENTRIQ.
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