Erlotinib Tablet 100mg Erlotirel
Trade Name: Erlotirel
Manufacturer: Reliance Life Sciences
What are the benefits of using Erlotinib Tablet 100mg?
Erlotinib Tablet 100mg is a drug that is used to treat certain types of non-small cell lung cancer that have progressed to surrounding tissues or other sections of the body in patients who have failed to respond to at least one other chemotherapy medication.
What’s the best way to take erlotinib?
Erlotinib is available as a tablet. It should be taken once a day, at least 1 hour before or after eating.
Is there a recognized erlotinib side effect?
Diarrhea, dry skin, muscle/joint pain, mouth sores, unusual eyelash growth, and dryness/redness/irritation of the eyes are all possible adverse effects.. Diarrhea can be very unpleasant. Your primary care physician might prescribe medication to reduce loose bowels in certain conditions.
Is Erlotinib Tablet 100mg capable of curing lung cancer?
Erlotinib is licensed for the treatment of unselected chemorefractory advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients as well as maintenance therapy after first-line chemotherapy at a standard oral daily dose of 150mg.
How long does Erlotinib Tablet 100mg have an effect?
- Erlotinib 100mg is quite effective in the small percentage of people who have EGFR mutations.
- After roughly 12 months of erlotinib medication,
- even these patients will begin to exhibit signs of cancer progression.
- This is attributed to the development of treatment resistance in the remaining cancer cells.
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Is Erlotinib Tablet 100mg given with or without food?
Unless otherwise advised by your doctor, Erlotinib 100mg should be taken on an empty stomach 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal and at the same time each day.
Is Erlotinib 100mg linked to visual problems?
Some people may experience discomfort or damage to the cornea (the clear part that covers the eyeball) or changes in their vision while taking erlotinib. If you have any eye pain, swelling, redness, or vision problems, such as blurriness or sensitivity to light, contact your healthcare provider.
What does Erlotinib Tablet 100mg prevent?
Erlotinib Tablet 100mg is an epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitor that is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, and a variety of other cancers. It’s usually sold under the brand name Tarceva.
What is oral erlotinib?
Erlotinib is a drug that is used to treat metastatic (or advanced) non-small cell lung cancer in individuals who have certain types of aberrant epidermal growth factor (EGFR) gene mutations. Before you take this medicine, your doctor will do a test.
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