Erlocip 150mg (Tarceva)

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Erlotinib

    Pack SizePrice
    $202.40
Erlocip 150mg $202.4000New
US Brand Name Tarceva
Strength 150mg
Generic Name Erlotinib
Manufacturer Cipla, India
Pharmaceutical Form Tablet/s

Description

ERLOCIP 150mg
ERLOCIP is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor prescribed in the condition of non-small cell lung cancer.

How it works?
ERLOCIP works by controlling the activity of the abnormal protein that cuts down on the growth of cancer cells. Regular intake of this anti-cancer medicine minimizes and stops the cancer cells from spreading.

Important information about Medicine
Erlotinib is usually blended with gemcitabine and is then used for treating pancreatic cancer that has already spread to others parts of the body and nearby tissues.

Dosage information
Recommended dosage is of 100mg to 150mg and needs to be taken empty stomach.

Strengths available
ERLOCIP is available at our store in the strength of 100mg and 150mg.

What if you miss a dose?
In case, a dose is missed the doctor needs to be consulted immediately.

What if you overdose?
In case, you overdose call up your local ER right away or rush to the nearby medical center for immediate assistance.

Things to be taken care of
ERLOCIP should not be taken by the patients who are allergic to Erlotinib. This anti-cancer drug falls in pregnancy category D thus it should not be taken by the women who are pregnant or lactating or trying to conceive as this might cause harm to the baby.

Intake of this medicine might bring down the platelet count; thus ensure that you go in for regular medical checkups. Avoid going out in the sun immediately after taking this medicine as this might lead to severe sunburn. Monitor your blood pressure, kidney and liver function and eyes while taking this anti-cancer drug.

Side Effects
Some common side effects that have been reported by people taking ERLOCIP include:

• Diarrhea
• Loss of appetite
• Fatigue
• Skin inflammation
• Fluid retention
• Constipation
• Nausea
• Vomiting
• Abdominal pain
• Flatulence
• Indigestion
• Muscle pain
• Bone pain
• Difficulty in breathing
• Dizziness
• Sleeplessness
• Depression
• Anxiety
• Rigors
• Nerve diseases

None of these signs and symptoms should be taken lightly and patients need to inform this to their doctor immediately.

Interaction with other drugs
ERLOCIP might show interactions with indinavir, atazanavir, ritonavir, nelfinavir, saquinavir, rifampin, rifabutin, rifapentine, clarithromycin, telithromycin, carbamazepine, nefazodone, phenytoin, ketoconazole, Phenobarbital, itraconazole and voriconazole.

This anti-cancer medicine might show interactions with several foods and fluids too, thus make sure that you follow in a strict diet regime instructed by the doctor. While on this medicine do not take any health tonics, antacids or even a multivitamin as this might interfere with the working of this medicine cutting down on the efficacy.

Intake of alcohol is strictly prohibited with ERLOCIP and more so one needs to stay away from the food items that might contain artificial flavors and colors. Do not start with any new medicine while taking this anti-cancer drug as this might lead to several bodily reactions.


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