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Geftib 250 Mg Tablet

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Geftib 250 Mg Tablet

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Geftib Information

Geftib Benefits & Uses

Geftib is used to treat the following -

  1. Lung Cancer
  2. नॉन स्मॉल सेल लंग कैंसर Primary

Geftib 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.

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Ingredients of Geftib

Gefitinib

Geftib Side Effects

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

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Rash
  3. Weakness
  4. Loss of appetite
  5. Dry Skin
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)
  8. Fever Mild
  9. Cough Mild
  10. Bleeding Moderate
  11. Dehydration Moderate
  12. Erythema
  13. Hair Loss Mild
  14. Dry Mouth Mild
  15. Shortness of Breath Moderate
  16. Increased Liver Enzymes
  17. Pancreatic inflammation
  18. Dark colored (brown) urine
  19. Yellow eyes
  20. Yellow skin

Geftib Related Warnings

Is the use of Geftib safe for pregnant women?

Geftib has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Geftib without medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Geftib safe during breastfeeding?

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

Severe

What is the effect of Geftib on the Kidneys?

Geftib rarely affects the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Geftib on the Liver?

Side effects of Geftib rarely affect the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Geftib on the Heart?

Using Geftib does not have any harmful effects on the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Geftib with Other Drugs

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

Geftib Contraindications

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

  1. Asthma
  2. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  3. Pneumonitis
  4. Liver Disease
  5. Diarrhea (Loose Motions)
  6. Infertility
  7. Drug Allergy
  8. Gastritis
  9. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Geftib

Is this Geftib habit forming or addictive?

Geftib does not cause addiction.

No

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

After taking Geftib you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Geftib only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Geftib is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Geftib Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Geftib

It is safe to take Geftib with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Geftib

No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Geftib with alcohol will be.

Unknown

Details

सामग्री 30 Tablets(S)
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Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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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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