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Erlocip 100 mg (Erlotinib)

Active Ingredient

Erlotinib

Indication

Non-small cell lung cancer

Manufacturer

Cipla Ltd

Packaging

30 tablet in bottle

Strength

Erlotinib (100mg)

Delivery Time

6 To 15 Days

Erlocip 100 mg (Erlotinib)

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30 Tablet $135.00
60 Tablet $265.00
90 Tablet $390.00
120 Tablet $505.00
180 Tablet $737.00

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Description

Introduction of Erlocip 100 mg Tablet

Erlocip 100 mg Tablet is an anticancer medicine used to treat certain types of cancer. Erlocip 100 mg is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and pancreatic cancer.

This medicine may cause severe diarrhoea, 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 then it is better to inform the doctor. Your doctor may advise regular monitoring of liver function while you are taking this medicine.

Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any pre-existing disease such as liver disease or kidney, lung disease or any other medical complications.

Many other medicines interact with this medicine, so make sure to inform your doctor if you taking any prescription medicines or non-prescription medicines, herbal, vitamins, etc. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding.

The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy. It is advised to quit smoking and alcohol while taking this medicine as it can affect the working of the medicine.

Uses of Erlocip 100 mg Tablet

​Non-small cell lung cancer: Erlocip 100 mg Tablet is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer, which is a type of lung cancer that affects a large number of cells in the lung. The symptoms include persistent cough, chest pain, shortness of breath, hoarseness, unexplained weight loss, and fatigue

Pancreatic Cancer: Erlocip 100 mg Tablet is used in a combination with gemcitabine for the treatment of pancreatic cancer. The symptoms of pancreatic cancer can include abdominal pain, jaundice, weight loss, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, and fatigue.

How to Use Erlocip 100 mg Tablet?

Take this medicine on an empty stomach, one hour before food or two hours after food. It is best to take exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than directed. If you have trouble swallowing the Erlocip 100 mg, you may crush the tablets and mix the powder with a small amount of water.

Drink the mixture immediately. You should take the Erlocip 100 mg Tablet at the same time each day to help you remember to take it. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your next dose at the regular time.

Do not take two doses at the same time to make up for a missed dose. Do not stop taking the Erlocip 100 mg Tablet without first consulting your doctor.

How Erlocip 100 mg Tablet Works?

Erlocip 100 mg Tablet works by inhibiting the activity of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) protein, which is found on the surface of cells and is involved in the growth and proliferation of cancer cells. When EGFR is activated, it sends signals to the inside of the cell to grow and divide.

Erlocip 100 mg Tablet binds to the EGFR and prevents it from activating, thereby inhibiting the growth and proliferation of cancer cells.

How to take Erlocip 100mg Tablet

Always take this medicine as prescribed by the doctor. The tablet must be taken at least one hour before or two hours after taking food. Contact the doctor if any missed doses or take more.

Uses of Erlocip 100mg Tablet

  • Advanced or metastatic non-small lung cancer (NSCLC)
  • Advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer

More Information about Erlocip 100mg Tablet

Keep out of sight and reach of children. Store at a controlled room temperature between 15°C to 30°C. Do not freeze.

Side Effects of Erlocip 100mg Tablet

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

  • Persistent or severe diarrhea
  • Pain in the eye, blurred vision
  • sudden difficulty in breathing accompanied by cough and fever
  • severe pain in your abdomen
  • liver failure

Common:

  • Loss of appetite decreased weight
  • Rash, worsened in sun-exposed areas
  • Infection
  • Headache, changes in skin sensation
  • Depression
  • Nausea
  • Mouth irritation
  • Indigestion, stomach pain, the buildup of gas
  • Hair loss, dry skin, itching
  • Tiredness, fever
  • Abnormal liver function
  • Inflammation around fingernail
  • acne, cracked skin
  • bleeding from the nose, stomach, intestines
  • reduced kidney function

Interaction of Erlocip 100mg Tablet with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional and vitamin supplements, and herbal products you take or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with Erlocip 100 mg tablet and cause undesirable side effects.

FAQs

Q 1. How should I take an Erlocip 100mg Tablet?

Always take this medicine as prescribed by the doctor. The tablet must be taken at least one hour before or two hours after taking food, and it should be taken at a fixed time daily.

Q 2. Does Erlocip 100mg Tablet cause eye dryness?

Yes, this medication can cause eye dryness and conjunctivitis, and hence patients are advised to inform the history of vision problems and use of contact lenses before taking this medication.

Q 3. Can I take an Erlocip 100mg Tablet during pregnancy?

This medication is highly unsafe in pregnancy as it can cause harmful effects on the developing baby. Avoid making plans to have children or during pregnancy while taking this medication.

Q 4. Can I smoke while taking the Erlocip 100mg Tablet?

Avoid smoking while taking this medication, as it can decrease the effectiveness of this medication.

Q 5. How long can I take an Erlocip 100mg Tablet?

Erlocip 100mg tablet is take daily as long as prescribed by the doctor and the duration of time varies from patient to patient depending upon the severity of the disease.

Q 6. Can Erlocip 100mg Tablet be use in kidney disorders?

This medication is not recommended in kidney patients as it can worsen the condition of the disease.

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