Erlokem 100mg Tablet

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Erlokem 100mg Tablet

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₹771.43/Tablet
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Medicine Overview of Erlokem Tablet

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Uses of Erlokem Tablet

Erlokem 100mg Tablet is used in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer and pancreatic cancer.
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Side effects of Erlokem Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Fatigue, Breathing difficulty, Abdominal pain, Edema, Weight loss, Loss of appetite, Anemia, Infection, Bone pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Fever, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Rash.

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How to use Erlokem 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 is better to take Erlokem 100mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Erlokem Tablet works

Erlokem 100mg 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.

In Depth Information on Erlokem Tablet

Expert advice for Erlokem Tablet

  • Erlotinib tablets should be taken either 1 hour before or 2 hours after ingestion of food.
  • Erlotinib is not recommended for children and adolescents under 18 years of age.
  • Stop smoking and use effective contraceptive measures while on erlotinib treatment.
  • Do not start erlotinib if you use contact lenses, have had eye problems (ulcers in front part of eye, dry eyes, inflammation in front part of eye), liver or kidney problems, Gilbert’s syndrome (liver disorder that causes increased bilirubin), intolerance to some sugars, are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • Tell your doctor if you suffer from breathing difficulty associated with fever or cough, severe diarrhea, loss of appetite, nausea or vomiting, severe blistering or peeling of skin, severe pain in abdomen, acute or increasing pain and redness in eye, blurred vision or sensitivity to light, increased eye watering.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Erlokem 100mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Erlokem 100mg 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
CAUTION
Erlokem 100mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Erlokem 100mg Tablet alters the abil
ity to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Erlokem 100mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with severe impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Erlokem 100mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Erlotinib

Yes, Erlokem is approved by FDA
A single dose of Erlokem works for around 36 hours.
Erlokem is not a cytotoxic, chemotherapy drug, or monoclonal antibody. Erlokem is a biologic tyrosine kinase inhibitor
Yes, Erlokem can cause neutropenia
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