Tarceva (Erlotinib)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Tarceva25 mg
Tarceva100 mg
Tarceva150 mg

Generic Equivalent of Tarceva

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Erlotinib25 mg
Erlotinib100 mg
Erlotinib150 mg

Tarceva Information:

Tarceva (Generic name: Erlotinib Hydrochloride) is a cancer chemotherapy medication used for advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), pancreatic cancer, and several other types of cancer. Tarceva is a targeted cancer treatment. Erlotinib is designed to block tumour cell growth by targeting a protein called EGFR (epidermal growth factor) to slow the growth and spread of cancer cells. Erlotinib is tyrosine kinase inhibitor that inhibits an enzyme within the cell that associated with EGFR. Take Tarceva exactly as it was prescribed for you.

Big Mountain Drugs supplies only genuine Tarceva from Canada shipped using Canadian packaging. This Tarceva is manufactured by Gentech Inc, the worldwide manufacturer of Tarceva. This offer is neither endorsed nor authorized by Gentech or F. Hoffman-La Roche Ltd. or its affiliates (the United States and Canadian distributor of Tarceva). This site and web page are not sponsored of endorsed by Gentech or F. Hoffman-La Roche Ltd. or its affiliates. Big Mountain Drugs has no affiliation whatsoever with Gentech or F. Hoffman-La Roche Ltd. or its affiliates

Tarceva Side Effects:

The most common Tarceva side effects are acne, cough, diarrhea, fatigue, dry skin, hair loss, headache, loss of appetite, nausea, stomach pain, and vomiting. If you are experiencing any severe side effects such as chest pain, cough, eye pain or irritation, fever, unusual bleeding from stomach or intestine, or symptoms of an allergic reaction (e.g., difficult breathing; hives; rash; swelling), please inform your doctor immediately.

Tarceva Precautions:

Do NOT take Tarceva with food. It is important to take Tarceva tablets on an empty stomach at least one hour before or two hours after eating. Do NOT take Tarceva oral if you are allergic to Erlotinib HCl or any of the ingredients in Tarceva medication. Avoid eating grapefruit and drinking grapefruit juice while taking Tarceva. Before taking Tarceva medicine, tell your doctor if you have had any medical conditions such as interstitial lung disease (ILD), liver or kidney disease, and etc. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications you use. Because they may interact with Tarceva drug, especially of: anticonvulsants, antifungals, aspirin, barbiturates, calcium channel blockers, digoxin, live vaccines, pioglitazone, rifampicin, St.John’s wort, and warfarin.

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

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Prescriptions Dispensed from Canada are Dispensed by: Candrug Pharmacy, ID#18985 604-543-8711. Pharmacy Manager: Sanaa Abdelati. This pharmacy is duly licensed in the province of British Columbia, Canada by the College of Pharmacists of BC. If you have any questions or concerns you can contact the college at: 200-1765 West 8th Ave Vancouver, BC V6J 5C6 Canada.
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