Erlotero 150 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Erlotero Tablet

Erlotero 150 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer and pancreatic cancer.

Erlotero 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 Erlotero 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. Erlotero 150 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Erlotero Tablet works

Erlotero 150 mg 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.

Erlotero Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Erlotero 150 mg 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
Erlotero 150 mg 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 Erlotero 150 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE
Erlotero 150 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Erlotero 150 mg Tablet is recommended.
Use of this medicine is not advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Erlotero 150 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Erlotero 150 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Erlotero 150 mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Erlotero Tablet?

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

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Erlotero

I want to know the symptoms of cancer as I am a smoker
Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Cancer Specialist
Symptoms for cancer depends upon which organ involved. For smokers , definitely chronic , they have possibility to develop lung cancer, head and neck cancers, oesophagus cancer, pancreatic cancer, stomach cancer and so more on. General symptoms would be like loss of appetite, weight loss, low grade fever in some cases, chronic cough for long time.
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FAQs

Q. Is Erlotero FDA approved?
Yes, Erlotero is approved by FDA
Q. How long does Erlotero work?
A single dose of Erlotero works for around 36 hours.
Q. Is Erlotero cytotoxic, chemotherapeutic drug, biologic or monoclonal antibody?
Erlotero is not a cytotoxic, chemotherapy drug, or monoclonal antibody. Erlotero is a biologic tyrosine kinase inhibitor
Q. Does Erlotero cause neutropenia?
Yes, Erlotero can cause neutropenia
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th Apr 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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