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Gefitinib

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Iressa® Cancer-related

Gefitinib - Dosage and How to Use

How should Gefitinib be used?

It is a tablet to be taken by mouth, once daily. Take with or without food.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of Gefitinib, take it as soon as you can if it is within 12 hours of the missed dose. If more than 12 hours have passed, skip the missed dose and go back to your usual dosing. Do not double dose.

What should I do if I overdose?

If you overdose on this medication, inform your doctor immediately.

Gefitinib - Additional Information

  • Updated on Friday, February 22, 2019
  • Article contributed by Department of Pharmacy National Cancer Centre Singapore

    The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

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