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Iressa Coupon - Iressa 250mg tablet
Iressa

Gefitinib

GEFITINIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat advanced non-small cell lung cancer. Compare kinase inhibitors.
Iressa Coupon - Iressa 250mg tablet
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What is Iressa?

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What should I tell my doctor?TOP

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:

  • eye disease, vision problems
  • liver disease
  • lung or breathing disease, like asthma
  • lung fibrosis
  • recent or ongoing radiation therapy
  • scarring or thickening of the lungs
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to gefitinib, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

How should I use this drug?TOP

Take this medicine by mouth with a full glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. You can take it with or without food. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take it more often than directed. Do not stop taking except on your doctor's advice.

If you have difficulty swallowing the tablets, let your doctor, pharmacist or health care professional know. They can help you with advice.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.

What if I miss a dose?TOP

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is less than 12 hours until your next dose, skip your missed dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

Where should I store this drug?TOP

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 20 and 25 degrees C (68 and 77 degrees F). Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

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