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What to expect with COSELATM

COSELA™ (trilaciclib) is given on the same day as your chemo, within 4 hours before your chemo treatment. You'll get an intraveneous (IV) infusion for 30 minutes.

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You can recognize COSELA by its yellow coloring

Your doctor will determine your exact dose as part of your treatment schedule.

Possible side effects of COSELA

In clinical trials, the most common side effects that people experienced were:

  • fatigue
  • low levels of calcium, potassium, or phosphate in your blood
  • high levels of a liver enzyme
  • headache
  • infection in the lungs (pneumonia)
  • rash
  • reactions related to the infusion
  • swelling in the legs or arms
  • stomach pain
  • blood clots
  • a high blood sugar level

These are not all the possible side effects of COSELA. Overall, 9% of people stopped taking COSELA due to side effects in the clinical trials.

What else to expect with COSELA

COSELA can help protect the blood-forming cells in your bone marrow from damage during chemo and can help lower your risk of bone marrow suppression, a harmful side effect of chemo. This may help you stay on track with your scheduled treatment plan.