Brand Name: Erlocip
Strength: 150 mg
Quantity: 30 tabs per pack
Erlocip-150 can be used along with other types of cancer treatments or other medications to treat pancreatic cancer and non small cell lung cancer that has spread to nearby tissues or to other parts of the body. The active ingredient erlotinib belongs to a class of medications called tyrosine kinase inhibitors. The medication works by interfering with the protein epidermal growth factor to prevent it from activating enzymes cancer cells require to multiply, grow and spread.
How is it used?
Erlocip tablet should only be taken as directed by a doctor, usually once per day. The medication should be taken on an empty stomach with a glass of water at least 2 hours after or 1 hour prior to a meal. Contact a doctor for the correct dosage and length of treatment as it will depend on the patient's condition and their response to the therapy. The tablets can be dangerous if it comes into contact with the skin, always swallow it whole and not crush or break the tablets.
This medicine may cause unwanted side effects such as:
Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or encounter more severe side effects such as: