Chemogef 250mg Tablet

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Neon Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Chemogef 250mg Tablet

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₹97.2/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Chemogef Tablet

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Uses of Chemogef Tablet

Chemogef 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Small cell lung cancer.
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Side effects of Chemogef Tablet

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Nausea, Rash, Vomiting, Weakness, Loss of appetite, Dry skin, Diarrhoea, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth).

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How to use Chemogef Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Chemogef 250mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Chemogef Tablet works

In patients with cancer, a change in DNA (genetic material) triggers a signal which produces abnormal cancer cells. Chemogef 250mg tablet blocks this signal, and thus stops the production of these cancer cells.

In Depth Information on Chemogef Tablet

Expert advice for Chemogef Tablet

  • Do not take antacids (to reduce the acid level of your stomach) 2 hours before or 1 hour after taking gefitinib.
  • Take the tablet at about the same time each day.
  • Do not give gefitinib to children.
  • Do not take gefitinib, if you are allergic to gefitinib or similar medicines or to any of the other ingredients.
  • Avoid using gefitinib, if you are pregnant or are breast-feeding.
  • Avoid becoming pregnant during treatment with gefitinib because it could harm your baby.
  • If you are taking a medicine containing warfarin as an active substance, your doctor may need to do blood tests more often.
  • You may feel weak while taking this medicine, be careful while driving or using tools or machines.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Chemogef 250mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Chemogef 250mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Chemogef 250mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Chemogef 250mg Tablet may make you feel weak. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
SAFE
Chemogef 250mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Chemogef 250mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Chemogef 250mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Gefitinib

Chemogef (250 mg) is used to treat adults with non-small cell lung cancer. It is used as an adjunct to other chemotherapies. It is not a monoclonal antibody
Chemogef is effective and works for most patients if taken at recommended dosage and duration
Chemogef is taken orally.

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