Tykerb 250 mg
Tykerb 250 mg Tablet is used for Advanced or metastatic breast cancer and other conditions. Tykerb 250mg Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Description Of Tykerb 250mg
Tykerb 250mg Tablet is used for Advanced or metastatic breast cancer and other conditions. Tykerb 250mg Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Tykerb 250mg Chemical Name
Tykerb 250mg Manufacturer
- Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Uses of Tykerb 250mg
Tykerb 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of breast cancer.
What is Tykerb 250mg?
Tykerb 250mg (lapatinib) is a cancer medicine that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body.
Tykerb 250mg is used to treat a certain type of hormone-related breast cancer that has progressed or spread after treatment with other cancer medicines.
How Tykerb 250mg working?
Tykerb 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 Tykerb 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. Tykerb 250mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Tykerb 250mg Indications
Take this medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Ensure that proper hygiene measures are adopted. Complete the course of treatment to prevent the spread of the infection. Close monitoring of liver function and kidney function may be necessary while receiving this medicine based on the clinical condition.
Tykerb 250mg Dosage
- Tykerb 250mg
Contraindication Of Tykerb 250mg
Hypersensitivity to Tykerb 250mg Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Tykerb 250mg Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
Adverse effects Of Tykerb 250mg
- Dry skin
- Mucosal inflammation
- Pain in extremity
- Back pain
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Tykerb 250mg
Tykerb 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.
Tykerb 250mg Tablet is unsafe to use during lactation. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
Tykerb 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tykerb 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Limited information is available on the use of Tykerb 250mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Tykerb 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tykerb 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Storage Conditions for Tykerb 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.