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Drug information on Lortinib (150mg) (Erlotinib) from RPG Life Sciences Ltd

Lortinib (150mg)

RPG Life Sciences Ltd
Generic : Erlotinib
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Erlotinib

Erlotinib(Tarceva) generic Lortinib (150mg) is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor, prescribed for metastatic non-small cell lung cancer, and pancreatic cancer.
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Medical Condition(s) for which Lortinib (150mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Lortinib (150mg)

   Most Common : Rash and diarrhea.

   General : Fatigue, loss of appetite, itching, pimples, skin inflammation, dry skin, fever, fluid retention and decreased weight.

   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, constipation, indigestion and flatulence.

   Musculoskeletal : Bone pain and muscle pain.

   Respiratory : Difficulty in breathing and cough.

   Central Nervous System : Depression, dizziness, headache, sleeplessness, anxiety, nerve disease and rigors.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The recommended daily dose is 100 to 150 mg taken on an empty stomach.

How to use Lortinib (150mg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, on an empty stomach.

When is Lortinib (150mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Lortinib (150mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of stomach problem, liver, kidney, or heart disease, dehydration, had radiation therapy, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may reduce platelet counts; avoid injury or bruising.

• Avoid exposure to sunlight; otherwise it may cause sunburn easily.

• Monitor liver, kidney or lung function, eye examinations, and blood electrolytes regularly while taking this medication.

• Avoid contact with people who have infections.

Other Precautions for Lortinib (150mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Lortinib (150mg)

Store it at room temperature (25°C).

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