Product name : ADGEF 250 MG
Generic Name : Geftinib Tablets
Manufacturer : Adley
Gefitinib is usedto treat lung cancer. It works by slowing or stopping the growthof cancer cells. Gefitinib blocks a certain protein (an enzyme calledtyrosine kinase).
How to use GefitinibTablet
Take gefitinib by mouth oncedaily, with or without food, or as directed.
Medications whichreduce or completely block stomach acid (e.g., proton pumpinhibitors/PPIs, H2 blockers, antacids) may decrease the absorption of gefitinib.This could decrease the effectiveness of gefitinib. Consult your doctoror pharmacist if you are taking any of these medications.
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Diarrhea, rash, acne, nausea, vomiting,loss of appetite, nail problems, hair loss,red/sore mouth or throat, or unusual weakness may occur. Ifany of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctoror pharmacist right away.
Remember that yourdoctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judgedthat the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many peopleusing this medication do not have serious side effects.
Before takingthis medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you areallergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product maycontain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or otherproblems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
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Your doctoror pharmacist may already be aware of any possibledrug interactionsand may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage ofany medicine before checking with them first.