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Gefitinib

Gefitinib Information

Gefitinib Dosage & How to Take - Gefitinib Dosage & How to Take in English

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.

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Ingredients of Gefitinib - Gefitinib Active Ingredients in English

Gefitinib

Gefitinib Related Warnings - Gefitinib Related Warnings in English

Is the use of Gefitinib safe for pregnant women?

Those womens are pregnant, before taking Gefitinib should be consult to doctor. If you don't do same, Then it will cause some serious side effects on your body.

Severe

Is the use of Gefitinib safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Gefitinib. It should not be taken only under medical supervision.

Severe

What is the effect of Gefitinib on the Kidneys?

Gefitinib has very mild side effects on the kidney.

Mild

What is the effect of Gefitinib on the Liver?

Side effects of Gefitinib rarely affect the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Gefitinib on the Heart?

There are no any side effects of Gefitinib for heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Gefitinib with Other Drugs - Severe Interaction of Gefitinib with Other Drugs in English

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

Gefitinib Contraindications - Gefitinib Contraindications in English

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

Frequently asked Questions about Gefitinib - Frequently asked Questions about Gefitinib in English

Is this Gefitinib habit forming or addictive?

No, Gefitinib is not habit forming.

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

No, you should do not do anything that requires the brain to be active and alert after taking Gefitinib.

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Is it safe?

Yes, but take Gefitinib only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Gefitinib cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

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Gefitinib Interactions with Food and Alcohol - Gefitinib Interactions with Food and Alcohol in English

Interaction between Food and Gefitinib

Taking Gefitinib with food does not harm your health.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Gefitinib

Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Gefitinib with alcohol.

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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Iressa (gefitinib tablets)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 870
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 610-612
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