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Drug information on Gefitero (250mg) (Gefitinib) from Lyka Labs Ltd.

Gefitero (250mg)

Lyka Labs Ltd.
Generic : Gefitinib
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Gefitinib

Gefitinib(Iressa) generic Gefitero (250mg) is a chemotherapy agent, prescribed for non-small cell lung cancer. It blocks the action of a certain substance that may be needed for cancer cell multiplication.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Gefitero (250mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Gefitero (250mg)

Diarrhea, rash, pimples, dry skin, nausea, vomiting, itching, loss of appetite, weakness and weight loss.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult- PO- The recommended daily dose is one 250 mg.

How to use Gefitero (250mg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Gefitero (250mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Gefitero (250mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of lung disease, heart, kidney, or liver problems; any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause changes in vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Gefitero (250mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Gefitero (250mg)

Store it at controlled room temperature (20-25°C).

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