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Tagrisso 40 mg Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION

Overview

Uses of Tagrisso Tablet

Tagrisso Tablet side effects

Common
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)
  • Rash
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Tagrisso 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.

How Tagrisso Tablet works

Tagrisso 40 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.

Tagrisso Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Pregnancy
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

What if you miss a dose of Tagrisso Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Tagrisso 40 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Tagrisso 40 mg Tablet is used for the treatment of thyroid cancer.
  • Take it with or without food, preferably at the same time each day.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Use a reliable contraceptive method to prevent pregnancy while you are taking this medicine and for a month after you stop taking it.
  • Monitor your blood pressure regularly while taking this medication. Inform your doctor if you notice symptoms of very high blood pressure such as severe headache, confusion, problems with your eyesight, nausea or vomiting.
  • It may cause serious bleeding problem. Inform your doctor if you get headaches, stomach pain or if you notice blood in your urine or stools.
  • Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Tagrisso

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Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Cancer Specialist
This is given to enhance the therapeutic effect of radiation therapy which is curative for small cell lung cancer.
For last couple of days i am having difficulty in breathing. My chest feels tight. In the centre of my chest some times there is a pain I use to smoke 6-7 cigarettes daily. Can this be a symptom of lung cancer and if yes then what are the teats you will suggest
Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Cancer Specialist
Thanks for reaching out to me, this could not be because of lung cancer, please do ECG and consult general physician.
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Corporate & Registered Office, Block N1, 12th Floor, Manyata Embassy Business Park, Rachenahalli, Outer Ring Road, 560045, Bangalore
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