Geftistar 250 mg
Geftistar 250 mg Tablet is an anticancer medicine which is used in the treatment of cancer of the lungs. It should only be used under the supervision of a qualified physician.
Description Of Geftistar 250mg
Geftistar 250mg Tablet is an anticancer medicine which is used in the treatment of cancer of the lungs. It should only be used under the supervision of a qualified physician. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with lung and liver diseases.
Geftistar 250mg Chemical Name
Geftistar 250mg Manufacturer
- Lupin Ltd.
Uses of Geftistar 250mg
Geftistar 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer. It is used in patients in which it has spread to other parts of the body, who have abnormal epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) genes, and who have not had previous treatment for cancer.
What is Geftistar 250mg?
Geftistar 250mg Tablet is used for Treatment of metastatic non-small cell lung cancer in tumors with epidermal growth factor receptor exon 19 deletions or exon 21 substitution mutations and other conditions. Geftistar 250mg Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
How Geftistar 250mg working?
Geftistar 250mg 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.
How is Geftistar 250mg used?
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. Geftistar 250mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Geftistar 250mg Indications
Take Geftistar 250mg Tablet as instructed by the doctor. Do not consume larger quantities than prescribed. It should be used as prescribed by the doctor to prevent the spread of cancer to other parts of the body. Discontinue the treatment if any symptoms of allergic skin reactions appear.
Geftistar 250mg Dosage
- Geftistar 250mg
Contraindication Of Geftistar 250mg
Hypersensitivity to Geftistar 250mg Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Geftistar 250mg Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
- None reported
Adverse effects Of Geftistar 250mg
- Allergic skin reaction
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Increase in liver enzyme levels
- Eye irritation
- Difficulty in breathing
- Abdominal pain
- Sore throat
- Redness around fingernails
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Geftistar 250mg
Geftistar 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.
Geftistar 250mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Geftistar 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Geftistar 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Geftistar 250mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Geftistar 250mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Storage Conditions for Geftistar 250mg
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.