Erlotinib

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What Are The Uses Of Erlotinib?

Erlotinib is used in the treatment of following conditions:

  • Lung and pancreatic cancer.

What Are The Side Effects Of Erlotinib?

The  common side effects of  erlotinib are:

  • Dry skin
  • Diarrhoea
  • Mouth sores
  • Muscle/joint pain
  • Unusual eye lash growth
  • Eye dryness / redness / irritation

Some severe ( but less common) side effects are:

  • Signs of kidney disease
  • Signs of liver disease
  • Signs of dehydration ( excess thirst, excess sweating, excess urination)
  • Black stools
  • Easy bleeding
  • Vision changes
  • Eye pain
  • Vomiting looks like coffee grounds
  • Redness / swelling around nails.

Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.

What Are The Contraindications Of Erlotinib?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Hypersensitivity towards the drug erlotinib or any other allergies.
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • Stomach / intestinal disease.

What Are The Uses Of Erlotinib?

Erlotinib is used in the treatment of following conditions:

  • Lung and pancreatic cancer.

What Are The Side Effects Of Erlotinib?

The  common side effects of  erlotinib are:

  • Dry skin
  • Diarrhoea
  • Mouth sores
  • Muscle/joint pain
  • Unusual eye lash growth
  • Eye dryness / redness / irritation

Some severe ( but less common) side effects are:

  • Signs of kidney disease
  • Signs of liver disease
  • Signs of dehydration ( excess thirst, excess sweating, excess urination)
  • Black stools
  • Easy bleeding
  • Vision changes
  • Eye pain
  • Vomiting looks like coffee grounds
  • Redness / swelling around nails.

Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.

What Are The Contraindications Of Erlotinib?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Hypersensitivity towards the drug erlotinib or any other allergies.
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • Stomach / intestinal disease.