Geftinat 250 mg Gefitinib Tablets
WHAT IS GEFTINAT 250 MG TABLETS ?
Geftinat is a type of drug called a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI), also known as a cancer growth inhibitor. Geftinat blocks (inhibits) the protein from sending signals to the cancer cells that make them grow and divide.
GEFTINAT 250 MG USES :
Geftinat is used to treat some people with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). It only works for cancers that have an abnormal form of a protein called epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR).
GEFTINAT 250 MG COMMON SIDE EFFECTS :
Acne; diarrhea; dry skin; loss of appetite; mouth ulcers; nausea; unusual weakness; vision problems; vomiting; weight loss.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these severe side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the eyelids, mouth, face, lips, or tongue); cough; dark urine; dizziness; eye irritation or pain; extreme fatigue; fever; persistent diarrhea; stomach pain; swelling of the ankles or feet; yellowing of the skin or eyes.
This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
WHAT IS THE IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION OF GEFTINAT 250MG TABLETS ?
- Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.