Gefticip Tablet is using in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer. It is using in patients in which it has spread to other parts of the body, who have abnormal epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) genes, and who have not had previous cancer treatment.
Gefticip Tablet can take with or without food, but better to have it every day for better results. It would help if you continued to take it as long as your doctor advises for it. The duration of treatment varies according to your need and response to treatment. It would help if you took it strictly, as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause severe side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.
The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, rash, vomiting, and weight loss. It may cause severe diarrhea. Drink plenty of fluids or consult with your doctor if it bothers you. It makes you sensitive towards sunlight, hence wear protective clothing or use sunscreen while going out. In case you develop ulceration in the mouth, changes in your vision, or breathing difficulties, it is better to inform the doctor. Your doctor may advise for regular monitoring of liver function while you are taking this medicine.
Many other medicines can affect or be affected by this medicine, so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is essential to avoid pregnancy. If you have to take an antacid or any other medicine, take it at a gap of at least 2 hours after taking the cancer medicine.
Gefticip 250mg Tablet
Non-small cell lung cancer, Pancreatic cancer
30 tablets in 1 bottle