ZYCEVA 150MG TABLET

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for ZYCEVA 150MG TABLET

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Pregnancy
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Lactation
11156.25
₹371.88/tablet
30 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of ZYCEVA TABLET

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Uses of ZYCEVA TABLET

Zyceva 150mg tablet is used in the treatment of pancreatic cancer and small cell lung cancer.
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Side effects of ZYCEVA TABLET

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Fatigue, Breathing difficulty, Abdominal pain, Edema, Weight loss, Loss of appetite, Anemia, Infection, Bone pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Fever, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Rash.

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How to use ZYCEVA 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 is better to take Zyceva 150mg tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How ZYCEVA TABLET works

In patients with cancer, a change in DNA (genetic material) triggers a signal which produces abnormal cancer cells. Zyceva 150mg tablet blocks this signal, and thus stops the production of these cancer cells.

In Depth Information on ZYCEVA TABLET

Expert advice for ZYCEVA TABLET

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for ZYCEVA 150MG TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zyceva 150mg 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
Zyceva 150mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with severe impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for ZYCEVA 150MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Erlotinib

Q. Is erlotinib FDA approved?
Yes, erlotinib is approved by FDA
Q. How long does erlotinib work?
A single dose of erlotinib works for around 36 hours.
Q. Is erlotinib cytotoxic, chemotherapeutic drug, biologic or monoclonal antibody?
Erlotinib is not a cytotoxic, chemotherapy drug, or monoclonal antibody. Erlotinib is a biologic tyrosine kinase inhibitor
Q. Does erlotinib cause neutropenia?
Yes, erlotinib can cause neutropenia
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