Erlonat 150 mg (Taceva)
US Brand Name Taceva
Strength 150mg
Generic Name Erlotinib
Manufacturer Natco Pharma, India
Pharmaceutical Form Tablet/s

ERLONAT is an anti-cancer drug usually prescribed in conditions such as pancreatic cancer and metastatic non-small cell lung cancer. This medicine is usually prescribed in cancer chemotherapy.

How it works?

ERLONAT inhibits intracellular phosphorylation of tyrosine kinase associated with epidermal growth factor receptor. This action stops the growth of cancer cells and prevents them from spreading.

Important information about Medicine

Erlotinib belongs to Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitors class of medicines. It harms cancer causing cells and further stops the infection from spreading to other parts of the body.

Dosage information

Recommended dosage is of 100mg to 150mg daily and the doctor would decide on the same looking at the results of this and other medicines being given to treat cancer.

Strengths available

ERLONAT is available in two strengths 100mg and 150mg on our website

What if you miss a dose?

One needs to ensure that the dosage is taken strictly as prescribed by the doctor at the same time as this would prevent one from missing the dose. In case, a dose is missed the doctor needs to be consulted immediately.

What if you overdose?

An overdose of an anti-cancer drug might lead to severe reactions and in case you overdose by mistake rush to your nearby medical emergency center or poison center.

Things to be taken care of

ERLONAT is a pregnancy category D drug thus should not be used by the ones who are pregnant or trying to conceive or even breastfeeding. Chances of infection are high with this anti-cancer medicine, thus make sure that you take smaller meals and take complete rest. In case, you notice any rashes on the body of feel extreme belly pain get in touch with the doctor immediately.

Side Effects

Sometimes taking ERLONAT might lead to the following side effects:

• Fatigue
• Anorexia
• Diarrhea
• Abdominal pain
• Nausea
• Stomatitis
• Dermatitis acneiform
• Weight loss
• Pruritus
• Cough
• Conjunctivitis
• Dyspnoea
• Liver function test abnormalities
• Depression
• Insomnia
• Neuropathy
• Alopecia
• Flatulence
• Rigors
• Anxiety
• Immediately report these to the doctor and seek complete medical attention.

Interaction with other drugs

Drug interactions with any anti-cancer drug are common, the medicines with which ERLONAT may show interactions or reactions are:

• Ketoconazole
• Clarithromycin
• Atazanavir
• Nelfinavir
• Voriconazole
• Troleandomycin
• Saquinavir
• Itraconazole
• Clarithromycin
• Nefazodone
• Rifampicin
• Rifapentine
• Carbamazepine
• Phenytoin
• Omeprazole
• Ranitidine

ERLONAT might interact with several beverages such as grape juice, thus make sure that you follow in doctor’s instructions and do follow a strict dietary regime. Do not take any new medicine or herbal product with this anti-cancer drug.

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