FOLFIRI-CETUXIMAB(... seh-TUK-sih-mab )
This page contains brief information about the drug combination called FOLFIRI-CETUXIMAB. The drugs in the combination are listed, and links to individual drug summaries are included.
|FOL||= Leucovorin Calcium (Folinic Acid)|
|IRI||= Irinotecan Hydrochloride|
Each of the drugs in this combination is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat cancer or conditions related to cancer.Use in Cancer
FOLFIRI-CETUXIMAB is used to treat:
- Colorectal cancer. It is used in patients who have a certain mutation of the KRAS gene and whose disease has metastasized (spread to other parts of the body).
This combination may also be used with other drugs or treatments or to treat other types of cancer.More About FOLFIRI-CETUXIMAB
Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary - Detailed scientific definition and other names for this drug.Research Results
FDA Approves Test to Identify Colorectal Cancer Patients Who May Respond to Cetuximab - Information about the use of this drug to treat cancer.
Important: The drug information on this page is meant to be educational. It is not a substitute for medical advice. The information may not cover all possible uses, actions, interactions, or side effects of this drug, or precautions to be taken while using it. Please see your health care professional for more information about your specific medical condition and the use of this drug.