Medicine Overview of Gefimipsa Capsule
Uses of Gefimipsa Capsule
Gefimipsa 250mg Capsule is used in the treatment of Small cell lung cancer.
Side effects of Gefimipsa Capsule
Nausea, Rash, Vomiting, Weakness, Loss of appetite, Dry skin, Diarrhoea, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth).
How to use Gefimipsa Capsule
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 Gefimipsa 250mg Capsule at a fixed time.
How Gefimipsa Capsule works
In patients with cancer, a change in DNA (genetic material) triggers a signal which produces abnormal cancer cells. Gefimipsa 250mg capsule blocks this signal, and thus stops the production of these cancer cells.
In Depth Information on Gefimipsa Capsule
Expert advice for Gefimipsa Capsule
- 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.
Special precautions for Gefimipsa 250mg Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gefimipsa 250mg Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Gefimipsa 250mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lacta+more
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Gefimipsa 250mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.+more
Patients may experience undesirable effects like asthenia and should avoid driving vehicles or using machines....
Patients may experience undesirable effects like asthenia and should avoid driving vehicles or using machines.
Gefimipsa 250mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidn+more
ey disease. No dose adjustment of Gefimipsa 250mg Capsule is recommended....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Frequently asked questions for Gefimipsa 250mg Capsule
Frequently asked questions for Gefitinib
Q. Is Gefimipsa a chemotherapy/monoclonal antibody/what is Gefimipsa used for/ what is Gefimipsa tablets/ what is Gefimipsa 250/Does Gefimipsa cure lung cancer?
Gefimipsa (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
Gefimipsa is effective and works for most patients if taken at recommended dosage and duration
Gefimipsa is taken orally.
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