Geftib 250 mg
Brand Name – Geftib
Contains – Gefitinib I.P
Manufacturer – Glenmark
Packing – Tablet
Strength – 250 mg
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Geftib 250 mg
Geftib 250 mg Tablet is an anticancer medicine used in the treatment of cancer of the lungs. It should only be taken under the guidance of expert .This medicine is not recommended for use for the patients with having lung and liver issues.
Geftib is used to treat some people with non-small cell lung cancer. It only works for cancers that have an abnormal form of a protein called epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR). Tests are done on the cancer cells from a lung biopsy or previous surgery to check the level of EGFR.
- Take the tablet at about the same time each day.
- Keep away geftib from Children.
- Do not take gefitinib, if you are allergic to gefitinib or similar medicines or any of the other ingredients.
- Avoid using gefitinib, if you are pregnant and on breast-feeding.
- Avoid becoming pregnant during treatment with gefitinib because it could harm your baby.
- You may feel weak while taking this medicine, be careful while driving or using tools such as heavy machinery.
The following list includes Major and Minor both side Effects:-
- Allergic skin reaction
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Increase in liver enzyme level
- Eye irritation
- Difficulty in breathing
- Abdominal pain
- Sore throat
- Redness around fingernails
Highlghtes Of geftib 250mg tablet
The time taken for this medicine to show its effect is not clinically established. This medicine requires atleast 3 to maximum 7 hours to reach maximum concentration in the blood and it takes multiple dosing schedules to show its real effect.
Duration of effect
After multiple dosing schedules, the time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
Safe with alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is not known. It is advisable to talk with your doctor before consumption.
This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.
Is it ok for pregnant women?
This medicine is not recommended to use in breastfeeding women unless it is necessary. If this medicine is prescribed, your doctor will advise you to discontinue breastfeeding.