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Chemofit Information

Chemofit, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Other than this, Chemofit has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Chemofit. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

The most common side effects of Chemofit are Weakness, Dry Skin, Dark colored (brown) urine. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Chemofit can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Chemofit normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

In addition, Chemofit's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Severe for lactating mothers. In addition, Chemofit's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Chemofit related warnings section.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Liver Disease, Gastritis must refrain from the use of Chemofit since this can cause severe adverse effects. The section on Chemofit contraindications lists all such conditions.

Drug reaction of Chemofit with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Chemofit is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.

Chemofit Benefits & Uses

Chemofit is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Other Benefits

Chemofit Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
  • Disease: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 250 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
  • Disease: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 250 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Chemofit Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Chemofit is used -


  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)
  • Erythema
  • Increased Liver Enzymes
  • Pancreatic inflammation




  • Weakness
  • Dry Skin
  • Dark colored (brown) urine
  • Yellow eyes
  • Yellow skin

Chemofit Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Chemofit safe for pregnant women?

    Chemofit shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

  • Is the use of Chemofit safe during breastfeeding?

    Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Chemofit. It should only be taken after medical advice.

  • What is the effect of Chemofit on the Kidneys?

    Chemofit may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

  • What is the effect of Chemofit on the Liver?

    Very few cases of side effects of Chemofit on the liver have been reported.

  • What is the effect of Chemofit on the Heart?

    There are no any side effects of Chemofit for the heart.


Severe Interaction of Chemofit with Other Drugs

Chemofit should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -


Chemofit Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Chemofit unless your doctor advises you to do so -

Frequently asked Questions about Chemofit

  • Is this Chemofit habit forming or addictive?

    No, you will not get addicted to Chemofit.

  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Chemofit can make you feel drowsy.

  • Is it safe?

    Chemofit is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, Chemofit cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.


Chemofit Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Chemofit

    Taking Chemofit with food does not cause any problems.

  • Interaction between Alcohol and Chemofit

    Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Chemofit.


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


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