Medicine : Geffy (250mg)

Name:Geffy (250mg)
Manufacturer:Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic Use:Gefitinib
Composition:Gefitinib(250 Mg)
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Generic ( Gefitinib )

Typical use Of Gefitinib :For The Continued Treatment Of Patients With Locally Advanced Or Metastatic Non-small Cell Lung Cancer After Failure Of Either Platinum-based Or Docetaxel Chemotherapies.
Mechanism of action of Gefitinib :Gefitinib Is An Anilinoquinazoline. Gefitinib Generally Attaches To Epidermal Growth Factor Receptors (EGFRs), Thereby Blocking The Attachment Of EGF And The Activation Of Tyrosine Kinase. It Is Used As Monotherapy For The Treatment Of Locally Advanced Or Metastatic Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer After Failure Of Both Platinum-based And Docetaxel Chemotherapies.
Drug Interaction of Gefitinib :Not Known
Side effects of Gefitinib :GI Disturbances, Anorexia; Hepatotoxicity; Rash, Acne.


How Gefitinib will impact on Pregnancy ?

Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown Risk To Fetus. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Gefitinib will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Gefitinib

No Studies Found