What is Atezolizumab?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Tecentriq

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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
Severe 1
Moderate 1
Mild 2
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Atezolizumab

Side effect Patients
Daytime sleepiness 1
Dry mouth 1
Hypothyroidism 1
Low white blood cell count (leukopenia) 1
Nausea 1
Neutropenia (low neutrophils) 1

Show all 8 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Atezolizumab

Dosage Patients
1,200 mg every 3 weeks 2
60 mg every 3 weeks 1

Why patients stopped taking Atezolizumab

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Atezolizumab

Duration

Currently taking Atezolizumab

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 2

Stopped taking Atezolizumab

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 3

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Atezolizumab after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Chemotherapy 1
Cisplatin 1
Gemcitabine (Gemzar) 1

Patients stopped taking Atezolizumab and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Radiation Therapy (Intensity-Modulated Radiation) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Atezolizumab.