US Brand Name(s): Unituxin

Use in Cancer Treatment

Dinutuximab is for use in combination with granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF), aldesleukin (IL-2), and 13-cis retinoic acid to treat the following conditions:

Neuroblastoma has a high prognosis. It’s for kids who have had at least a partial response to prior medicines or treatments.

Detailed scientific definition – Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary 

Dinutuximab Facts on MedlinePlus

A summary of key information regarding this medication in layman’s terms, which may contain the following:

  • Cautions about this medicine
  • What is the use and how?
  • Whom should you consult before taking it?
  • What you should know about it before using it?
  • Other drugs that might interact with it
  • Possible negative effects

Drugs are frequently under research to see whether they can assist treat or prevent conditions other than those already prevalent. This patient information leaflet covers uses which have been under authorization. Much of the material, though, might also apply to authorized uses that are being investigated.