Iressa (Gefitinib)

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Generic Equivalent of Iressa

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Gefitinib250 mg

Iressa Information:

Iressa (Generic name: Gefitinib) is an approved cancer chemotherapy medication for the first-line treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Iressa contains active ingredient Gefitinib, which is the first selective inhibitor of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase. It targets and blocks the activity of the EGFR-TK by interfering the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Take Iressa exactly as it was prescribed for you.

Iressa Side Effects:

The most common Iressa side effects are abdominal pain, acne, dehydration, diarrhea, loss of appetite, nausea, skin reactions, vomiting, weakness and etc. If you are experiencing any severe side effects such as chest pain, eye disorders, fever, vision problems, and serious allergic reaction (e.g., difficult breathing; hives; itching; swelling), please inform your doctor immediately.

Iressa Precautions:

Do NOT take Iressa oral if you are allergic to Gefitinib or any of the ingredients in Iressa medication. Before taking Iressa pills, tell your doctor if you have had any medical conditions such as breathing or lung problems, kidney or liver disease, and any allergies. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications you use. They may interact with Iressa drug, especially of: antacids, antifungal, H2 blockers, proton pump inhibitors/PPIs, rifampin, st.john’s wart, and warfarin. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.

The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

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