What is Atezolizumab?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Tecentriq


Atezolizumab is a type of specialized or targeted therapy that may be used for the treatment of certain types of cancer. It interferes with the activity of the programmed cell death-1 receptor, an action that allows the body's immune system to more easily attack and destroy cancer cells.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 1
Moderate 2
Mild 2
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Atezolizumab

Side effect Patients Percentage
Dry mouth 1
Hypothyroidism 1
Low white blood cell count (leukopenia) 1
Muscle spasms 1
Nausea 1
Neutropenia (low neutrophils) 1

Show all 8 reported side effects

Why patients stopped taking Atezolizumab

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Atezolizumab


Stopped taking Atezolizumab

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 5
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 3

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Atezolizumab after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Chemotherapy 1
Cisplatin 1
Gemcitabine (Gemzar) 1

Patients stopped taking Atezolizumab and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Radiation Therapy (Image Guided Radiation) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Atezolizumab.