Iressa – Gefitinib 250mg Tablet

International Name :
Iressa 250mg Tablet
Active Ingredient :
Gefitinib
Manufacturer :
AstraZeneca
Form :
Tablet
Packing :
10 Tablet
Strength :
250mg

Description

Description:

Fedelty Health Care operates companies in Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Cambodia, Oman, Brazil, Lebanon, Chile, Peru, Cuba, and Fiji as Iressa 250mg Tablet third-party manufacturer, online pharmacy dropshipping, major pharma exporter, and pharmaceutical contract manufacturer. Hospital supply, government supply, named patient supply, cold chain supply, and drop shipment are some of the other services they offer.

Iressa 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. Iressa 250mg Tablet 10’s contains ‘Gefitinib’ that belongs to the group of medicines known as ‘kinase inhibitors’. It works by stopping the action of an abnormal protein that causes the multiplication of cancerous cells. In this way, it stops the spread of cancerous cells.

Iressa 250mg Tablet can be taken with or without food, but better to have it same time every day for better results. You should continue to take it as long as your doctor advises for 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.

Uses of Iressa Tablet:

  • Non-small cell lung cancer

Benefits of Iressa Tablet:

In Non-small cell lung cancer
Non-small cell lung cancer is one of the major kinds of lung cancer and it affects both smokers as well as non-smokers. Iressa 250mg Tablet helps treat non-small cell lung cancer and may be given alone or in combination with other medicines. It is a potent and very toxic medicine and you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. You should avoid drinking alcohol while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.

Side Effects of Iressa Tablet:

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 Iressa: –
  • Diarrhea.
  • Dry skin.
  • Loss of appetite.
  • Nausea.
  • Rash.
  • Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth).
  • Vomiting.
  • Weakness.
  • Weight loss.

How to use Iressa 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. Iressa 250mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
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Safety Advice:

Alcohol
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Iressa 250mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
Iressa 250mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
Iressa 250mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
Iressa 250mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Iressa 250mg Tablet may make you feel weak. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
Iressa 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Iressa 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Iressa 250mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Iressa 250mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Iressa Tablet:

If you miss a dose of Iressa 250mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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