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Erlotinib 100 Mg

erlotinib 100 mg

Description

100 mg:Each white to yellowish, round, biconvex, film-coated tablet with "Tarceva 100" and logo printed in grey on one side, contains erlotinib HCl corresponding to 100 mg of erlotinib. Nonmedicinal ingredients: tablet core: lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium lauryl sulfate, and sodium starch glycolate; tablet coat: hydroxypropyl cellulose, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, polyethylene glycol, and titanium dioxide.

Drug Interactions of Erlotinib 100mg

Increased Exposure (AUC) When Used With Ketoconazole, Or Other Strong CYP3A4 Inhibitors E.G. Atazanavir, Clarithromycin, Indinavir, Itraconazole, Nefazodone, Nelfinavir, Ritonavir, Saquinavir, Telithromycin, Troleandomycin, Voriconazole, Grapefruit Or Grapefruit Juice.

Who should NOT take this medication?

Do not take erlotinib if you are allergic to erlotinib or any ingredients of the medication.

Uses

The recommended daily dose of erlotinib is 150 mg taken once daily with a glass of plain water. Take this medication at least 1 hour before you eat, or at least 2 hours after you eat.Many things can affect the dose of medication that a person needs, such as body weight, other medical conditions, and other medications. If your doctor has recommended a dose different from the ones listed here, do not change the way that you are taking the medication without consulting your doctor.Your doctor may want you to drink extra fluids while taking this medication in order to help you pass more fluid and protect your kidneys.

How does Erlotinib work

Erlotinib harms cancer cells causing their death

Side Effects of Erlotinib 100mg

Adverse Reactions Reported With Monotherapy: Fatigue, Diarrhoea, Anorexia, Nausea, Abdominal Pain, Stomatitis, Weight Loss, Rash, Pruritus, Acne, Dermatitis Acneiform, Dry Skin, Cough, Dyspnoea, Infection, Conjunctivitis, Conjunctivitis Sicca, Liver Function Test Abnormalities. Adverse Reactions Reported When Used With Gemcitabine: Fatigue, Rash, Nausea, Anorexia, Diarrhoea, Abdominal Pain, Vomiting, Weight Decreased, Infection, Oedema, Pyrexia, Constipation, Bone Pain, Dyspnoea, Stomatitis, Myalgia, Depression, Dyspepsia, Cough, Dizziness, Headache, Insomnia, Alopecia, Anxiety, Neuropathy, Flatulence, Rigors.

Special Precautions for Erlotinib 100mg

Pregnancy And Lactation. Interrupt Erlotinib Therapy If Patient Develops Unexplained Pulmonary Symptoms E.G. Dyspnoea, Cough, Fever; Discontinue Therapy If Interstitial Lung Disease Is Diagnosed. Monitor Liver Functions Periodically; Extreme Caution Is Needed If Total Bilirubin Is 3x >ULN; Close Monitoring Is Required In Patients With Hepatic Impairment. Interrupt/Discontinue Therapy If Severe Changes In Liver Functions (Doubling Of Total Bilirubin And/Or Tripling Of Transaminases) Occur.

How do I store Erlotinib

Store it at room temperature (25°C).

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