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Xefta Tablet

Manufactured by: Dr Reddys Laboratories Ltd

Contains / Salt: Gefitinib (250 mg)

Prescription Required

114 people have bought this recently

Xefta Tablet

Manufactured by: Dr Reddys Laboratories Ltd

Contains / Salt: Gefitinib (250 mg)

Prescription Required

114 people have bought this recently

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10 Tablet in 1 Strip

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  1. Xefta Benefits & Uses
  2. Xefta Dosage & How to Take
  3. Xefta Side Effects
  4. Xefta Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Xefta with Other Drugs
  6. Xefta Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Xefta
  8. Xefta Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Xefta Benefits & Uses

Xefta is used to treat the following -

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

Xefta 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 Xefta

Gefitinib

Xefta Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Xefta 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

Xefta Related Warnings

Is the use of Xefta safe for pregnant women?

Xefta can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

Severe

Is the use of Xefta safe during breastfeeding?

Xefta should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

Severe

What is the effect of Xefta on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Xefta on kidney have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Xefta on the Liver?

Xefta is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Xefta on the Heart?

Xefta is completely safe for the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Xefta with Other Drugs

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

Xefta Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Xefta 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 Xefta

Is this Xefta habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Xefta has not been reported.

No

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 Xefta can make you feel drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Xefta should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Xefta for mental disorders.

No

Xefta Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Xefta

You can take Xefta with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Xefta

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Xefta and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

Xefta Price and Pack Size

Xefta Tablet

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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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