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Tykerb 250mg Tablet

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Tykerb 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of breast cancer. It shows its working by stopping or slowing down the growth of cancer cells. It is either used alone or in combination with some other medicine to cure advanced stage of breast cancer.

Tykerb 250mg Tablet should be taken on an empty stomach or should be taken one hour before or 2 hour after meal.  You should continue to take it as long as your doctor advises it. The duration of treatment varies according to your need and response to treatment. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, headache, back pain, and breathing difficulty. It may cause severe diarrhea, drink plenty of fluids or consult with your doctor if it bothers you. You may be asked for regular monitoring of blood pressure while taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you notice severe headache, confusion, problems with your eyesight, nausea or vomiting. It might cause serious skin reaction, inform your doctor if you notice rash, red skin, blistering of the lips, eyes or mouth, skin peeling. You may be also checked for liver functioning before and after the treatment.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have liver or kidney problems. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.

ఉపయోగాలు Tykerb Tablet (Uses of Tykerb Tablet in Telugu)

  • రొమ్ము క్యాన్సర్

యొక్క దుష్ప్రభావాలు (Side effects of Tykerb Tablet in Telugu)

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Tykerb

  • వికారం
  • తలనొప్పి
  • వెన్ను నొప్పి
  • శ్వాసించడం కష్టంగా ఉండటం
  • బొబ్బ
  • కీళ్ల నొప్పి
  • నొప్పి తీవ్రంగా ఉండటం
  • నిద్రలేమి
  • వాంతులు
  • పొత్తికడుపు నొప్పి
  • ఆకలి తగ్గడం
  • వేడి పొక్కులు
  • డయేరియా
  • దగ్గడం
  • ముక్కు నుంచి రక్తస్రావం
  • మలబద్ధకం
  • స్టోమటిటిస్

ఎలా ఉపయోగించాలి Tykerb Tablet (How to use Tykerb Tablet in Telugu)

దీన్ని డాక్టర్ సూచించిన మోతాదులో , తగినంత కాలం వాడాలి. దీన్ని నేరుగా మింగాలి. నమలడం లేదా చప్పరించటం చేయొద్దు. Tykerb 250mg Tabletను ఖాళీ కడుపుతో తీసుకోవడం మంచిది ( ఆహారం తీసుకోవడానికి 1 గంట ముందు లేదా ఆహారం తీసుకున్న తరువాత 2 గంటలు)

ఎలాTykerb Tablet పనిచేస్తుంది (How Tykerb Tablet works in Telugu)

Tykerb 250mg Tablet క్యాన్సర్ కణాల ఎదుగుదల, వ్యాప్తిని ప్రోత్సహించే రసాయనాల చర్యలను నిరోధిస్తుంది.
లాపటినిబ్ యాంటినియోప్లాస్టిక్ కైనేజ్ నిరోధకాలు అనే మందులు తరగతికి చెందినది. ఇది క్యాన్సర్ కణాలు గుణించడానికి సంకేతాన్ని ఇచ్చే అసాధారణ ప్రోటీన్ చర్య అడ్డుకోవడం ద్వారా పనిచేస్తుంది తద్వారా క్యాన్సర్ కణాలు వ్యాప్తిని అరికట్టడానికి లేదా తగ్గించడానికి సహాయం చేస్తుంది.
లాపటినిబ్ యాంటినియోప్లాస్టిక్ కైనేజ్ నిరోధకాలు అనే మందులు తరగతికి చెందినది. ఇది క్యాన్సర్ కణాలు గుణించడానికి సంకేతాన్ని ఇచ్చే అసాధారణ ప్రోటీన్ చర్య అడ్డుకోవడం ద్వారా పనిచేస్తుంది తద్వారా క్యాన్సర్ కణాలు వ్యాప్తిని అరికట్టడానికి లేదా తగ్గించడానికి సహాయం చేస్తుంది.

హెచ్చరికలు (Safety Advice in Telugu)

ఆల్కహాల్
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
మద్యంతో కలిగిన ప్రమాదాలు తెలియదు. దయచేసి మీ వైద్యుడిని సంప్రదించండి. శూన్య
గర్భధారణ
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Tykerb 250mg Tabletను గర్భధారణ సమయంలో ఉపయోగించడం సురక్షితం కాదు.
మానవ పిండానికి ప్రమాదం కలిగించడానికి తగిన రుజువులున్నాయి, అయితే గర్భధారణ మహిళల్లో ఉపయోగించడం వల్ల కలిగే ప్రయోజనాలు ప్రమాదాల కంటే ఆమోదయోగ్యమైనవి, ఉదాహరణకు ప్రాణాంతక పరిస్థితులు. దయచేసి మీ వైద్యుడిని సంప్రదించండి.
చనుబాలివ్వడం
సురక్షితం కాదు
బిడ్డకు పాలిచ్చే తల్లులు Tykerb 250mg Tablet వాడటం మంచిదికాదు. ఇలా వాడితే పాలు తాగిన బిడ్డ శరీరం విషపూరితం కావచ్చు లేదా తల్లి బిడ్డకు పాలివ్వలేని సమస్యకు గురికావచ్చు.
డ్రైవింగ్
సురక్షితం కాదు
వాహణాలు నడిపేటప్పుడు Tykerb 250mg Tablet వాడకూడదు. ఒకవేళ వాడితే ప్రతికూల ప్రభావాల ప్రభావం మీ డ్రైవింగ్ సామర్ధ్యాన్ని దెబ్బతీస్తుంది.
మూత్రపిండాలు
జాగ్రత్త అవసరం
మీరు కిడ్నీ వ్య్దాధి ముదిరిన దశలో ఉన్న రోగి అయితే Tykerb 250mg Tablet తగు జాగ్రత్తలతో వాడాలి. ఈ విషయం మీ వైద్యుడితో చెప్పండి. తద్వారా వారు Tykerb 250mg Tablet మోతాదులో తగిన మార్పులు సూచిస్తారు.
కాలేయం
జాగ్రత్త అవసరం
కాలేయ వ్యాధి ఉన్న రోగులు Tykerb 250mg Tablet వాడే విషయంలో తగు జాగ్రత్తలతో వాడాలి. ఈ విషయం మీ వైద్యుడితో చెప్పండి. తద్వారా వారు Tykerb 250mg Tablet మోతాదులో తగిన మార్పులు సూచిస్తారు.

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Expert Advice

  • It should be taken 1 hour before or after the meal, preferably at the same time every 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Quinazolinamines Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI NEOPLASTICS

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FAQs

Q. Is Tykerb 250mg Tablet a chemotherapy medicine?

No, this is a targeted drug which belongs to a class of anti-cancer medicines. They are more specific than chemotherapy in their mechanisms of action. Tykerb 250mg Tablet belongs to tyrosine kinase inhibitors group of medicines. It works by blocking the action of the abnormal protein that signals cancer cells to multiply. This helps stop or slow the spread of cancer cells.

Q. Can Tykerb 250mg Tablet be given in combination with other anti-cancer drug?

Yes, Tykerb 250mg Tablet can be used with other anti-cancer drugs. Generally, it is used in combination with capecitabine to treat advanced breast cancer in patients who have already been treated with chemotherapy. Tykerb 250mg Tablet is also used with letrozole to treat breast cancer in post-menopausal women.

Q. How should I take Tykerb 250mg Tablet?

You should take Tykerb 250mg Tablet exactly as advised by your doctor. Swallow Tykerb 250mg Tablet tablets whole with a glass of water, at the same time each day. It is important that you take Tykerb 250mg Tablet 1 hour before or 1 hour after meals and at the same time in relation to food each day (e.g., you could always take your tablet one hour before breakfast).

Q. Does Tykerb 250mg Tablet have any effect on liver?

Tykerb 250mg Tablet may cause liver damage which can be severe or life threatening. Liver damage can occur as soon as several days or as late as several months after the start of treatment with Tykerb 250mg Tablet. Inform your doctor if you have or had liver disease. If you experience any of the symptoms such as itching, change in color of the skin or eyes (yellowing), discoloration of urine, pain in the upper right part of the stomach, unusual bleeding or bruising, or pale or dark stools, call your doctor immediately.

Q. How should I manage diarrhea while taking Tykerb 250mg Tablet?

If you suffer from diarrhoea while taking Tykerb 250mg Tablet, you should drink plenty of fluids (8 to 10 glasses a day) such as water, sports drinks, or other clear liquids. You should eat low-fat, high protein foods instead of fatty or spicy foods. Eating cooked vegetables instead of raw vegetables and removing the skin from fruits before eating can also be helpful. Try to avoid milk and milk products (including ice cream) and herbal supplements (some may cause diarrhoea). Inform the doctor, if the condition persists, who may interrupt the treatment depending on severity of diarrhoea.

Q. How can I take care of my skin while on Tykerb 250mg Tablet?

Your doctor will check your skin before and during the treatment. If you have sensitive skin, use a soap-free cleanser and beauty products that are fragrance-free and hypoallergenic . It is also advised that you use a sunscreen with an SPF (Sun Protection Factor) of 30 or higher. Inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash.

Q. What tests will the doctor advise before starting Tykerb 250mg Tablet?

You may need extra tests to check that your heart and liver are working properly. Tykerb 250mg Tablet may change the way your heart beats and pumps blood through your body. Your doctor will monitor you carefully to see whether Tykerb 250mg Tablet has affected your heart. Along with that, your doctor will get your liver function investigated. Based on the results of these tests, the doctor will decide whether dose adjustment or discontinuation of treatment is required.

Q. How long after Tykerb 250mg Tablet can I plan pregnancy?

Use an effective method of contraception to avoid pregnancy while you are taking Tykerb 250mg Tablet and continue for at least 1 week after the last dose. Inform your doctor if you become pregnant, who will decide whether to stop or continue treatment.

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