Gefitero 250 mg tablet : Uses, side effects, dosage

Manufacturer: Hetero HC

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Trade name: Gefitero

Strength: 250 mg

Type: Tablet

Active ingredient: Gefitinib

Category: Gefitinib is in a class of medications called kinase inhibitors (cancer chemotherapy agent).

Pregnancy category: Gefitinib belongs to US FDA pregnancy category D (Positive evidence of risk).

Uses: Gefitero 250 mg tablet is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer after other cancer chemotherapy treatments have not been successful.

How to use: Take Gefitero 250 mg tablet orally with or without food with glass of water. It is taken once in a day. If you have difficulty in swallowing the tablet, you can dissolve it in the water and drink water.

Side Effects: Acne, dry skin, skin rash, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, Poor appetite, mouth sores, weakness, vision problems, eye irritation

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Dosage: Usual Adult Dose for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: 250 mg orally once a day

Written by: : team

Date last updated: December 29th, 2015

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