GEFTIB 250MG TABLET

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for GEFTIB 250MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Lactation
3847.56
₹128.25/tablet
30 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of GEFTIB TABLET

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Uses of GEFTIB TABLET

Geftib 250mg tablet is used in the treatment of small cell lung cancer.
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Side effects of GEFTIB TABLET

Common

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

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How to use GEFTIB 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 can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Geftib 250mg tablet at a fixed time.

How GEFTIB TABLET works

In patients with cancer, a change in DNA (genetic material) triggers a signal which produces abnormal cancer cells. Geftib 250mg tablet blocks this signal, and thus stops the production of these cancer cells.

In Depth Information on GEFTIB TABLET

Expert advice for GEFTIB TABLET

  • 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 GEFTIB 250MG TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Geftib 250mg 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
Geftib 250mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Patients may experience undesirable effects like asthenia a
nd should avoid driving vehicles or using machines.
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Kidney
SAFE
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for GEFTIB 250MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Gefitinib

Q. Is gefitinib a chemotherapy/monoclonal antibody/what is gefitinib used for/ what is gefitinib tablets/ what is gefitinib 250/Does gefitinib cure lung cancer?
Gefitinib (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
Q. Is gefitinib effective/does gefitinib work?
Gefitinib is effective and works for most patients if taken at recommended dosage and duration
Q. How is gefitinib administered?
Gefitinib is taken orally.

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