Medicine Overview of Iressa 250mg Tablet
Iressa 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer.
It is used 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 treatment for cancer.
Nausea, Rash, Vomiting, Weakness, Loss of appetite, Dry skin, Diarrhoea, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth).
this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Iressa 250mg
Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at
a fixed time.
Iressa 250mg Tablet is an anti-cancer medication. It works by blocking the action of the abnormal protein that signals cancer cells to multiply. This helps to stop or slow the spread of cancer cells.
Iressa Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Iressa Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Iressa 250mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in
pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in
life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
250mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human
data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Iressa 250mg Tablet may make you feel weak. This may affect your driving ability.
250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney
disease. Dose adjustment of Iressa 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please
consult your doctor.
250mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease.
Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Iressa 250mg
Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Iressa 250mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.