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Gefitinib 250 mg Geftinat Tablets

Geftinat 250 mg Tablets is manufactured by Natco Pharma India and contains the drug Gefitinib I.P 250 mg in each tablet that is a targeted therapy. Gefitinib Tablets which classified as a signal transduction inhibitor (epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitor). Gefitinib I.p 250 mg inhibits EGFR tyrosine kinase by binding to the adenosine triphosphate (ATP)-binding site of the enzyme. This drug used for the treatment of locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer, after failure of both platinum-based and taxane-based chemotherapies. GefitinibPrice.com Wholesale Supplier availing you a wide gamut of Cancer Medicine affordable prices.

Specification about Gefitinib Tablets Natco:
Medicine Name: Geftinat Tablets
Content available: Gefitinib I.P
Manufactured by: Natco Pharmaceuticals (India). Ltd.
Strength: 250 mg
Form: Tablets
Packing: 30 tablets in one bottle

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Gefitinib 250 Lung Cancer Medicine Dosage:-
- Gefitinib is a pill, taken by mouth, once daily.  It can be taken with or without food.
-Drink at least two to three quarts of fluid every 24 hours, unless you are instructed otherwise.
-This medication causes little nausea.  But if you should experience nausea, take anti-nausea medications as prescribed by your doctor, and eat small frequent meals.  Sucking on lozenges and chewing gum may also help.
-In general, drinking alcoholic beverages should be kept to a minimum or avoided completely.  You should discuss this with your doctor.
-If you experience symptoms or side effects, be sure to discuss them with your health care team.  They can prescribe medications and/or offer other suggestions that are effective in managing such problems.

Drug Interaction:
Cimetidine, ranitidine, esomeprazole, lansoprazole, omeprazole
Rifampin or phenytoin
Ketoconazole, itraconazole, fluconazole, erythromycin, clarithromycin, ritonavir, nelfinavir, indinavir, nefazodone
The blood-thinning effects of warfarin may be increased by geftinat and hence, the risk of bleeding may increase

Side Effects:
Important things to remember about the side effects of gefitinib:
-The following side effects are common (occurring in greater than 30%) for patients taking gefitinib:
Diarrhea
Skin reaction (rash, acne)

-These side effects are less common side effects (occurring in about 10-29%) of patients receiving gefitinib:
Nausea
Vomiting
Itching
Poor appetite
Eye irritation