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Erlocip 150 Tablet

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Overview

Erlocip Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Fatigue
  • Breathing difficulty
  • Abdominal pain
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Weight loss
  • Loss of appetite
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Infection
  • Bone pain
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)
  • Rash

How to use Erlocip 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. Erlocip 150 Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Erlocip Tablet works

Erlocip 150 Tablet is an anti-cancer medication. It works by blocking the action of the abnormal protein that signals cancer cells to multiply. This helps to stop or slow the spread of cancer cells.

Erlocip Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Erlocip 150 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Erlocip 150 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Erlocip 150 Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE
Erlocip 150 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Erlocip 150 Tablet is recommended.
Use of this medicine is not advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Erlocip 150 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Erlocip 150 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Erlocip 150 Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Erlocip Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Erlocip 150 Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Erlocip 150 Tablet helps treat non-small cell lung cancer that is locally advanced, or has spread to other areas of the body.
  • Take it with or without food, preferably at the same time each day.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Use a reliable contraceptive method to prevent pregnancy while you are taking this medicine and for a month after you stop taking it.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop ulceration in your mouth, changes in your vision or if you experience a worsening cough, shortness of breath, or breathing difficulties while taking this medicine.
  • Your doctor may want you to have regular blood tests to monitor your liver function while you are having treatment with this medicine.
  • Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

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FAQs

Q. Is Erlocip FDA approved?

Yes, Erlocip is approved by FDA

Q. How long does Erlocip work?

A single dose of Erlocip works for around 36 hours.

Q. Is Erlocip cytotoxic, chemotherapeutic drug, biologic or monoclonal antibody?

Erlocip is not a cytotoxic, chemotherapy drug, or monoclonal antibody. Erlocip is a biologic tyrosine kinase inhibitor

Q. Does Erlocip cause neutropenia?

Yes, Erlocip can cause neutropenia

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