Gefimipsa 250mg Capsule

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Composition for Gefimipsa 250mg Capsule

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₹49.67/Capsule
30 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Gefimipsa Capsule

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Uses of Gefimipsa Capsule

Gefimipsa 250mg Capsule is used in the treatment of Small cell lung cancer.
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Side effects of Gefimipsa Capsule

Common

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

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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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Gefimipsa 250mg Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gefimipsa 250mg Capsule 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
Gefimipsa 250mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Gefimipsa 250mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Patients may experience undesirable effects like asthenia and should avoid driving vehicles or using machines.
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Kidney
SAFE
Gefimipsa 250mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidn
ey disease. No dose adjustment of Gefimipsa 250mg Capsule 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 Gefimipsa 250mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Gefitinib

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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