Active ingredients: erlotinib
What it is used for
Non-small cell lung cancer: TARCEVA is indicated for the first-line treatment of patients with advanced (Stage IIIB) or metastatic (Stage IV) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with activating EGFR mutations. TARCEVA is indicated for maintenance therapy in patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with activating EGFR mutations who have not progressed on first-line chemotherapy. TARCEVA is also indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer after failure of prior chemotherapy. Pancreatic cancer: TARCEVA in combination with gemcitabine is indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced, unresectable or metastatic pancreatic cancer.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Oral
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Lifetime is 4 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Round, biconvex, white to yellowish film-coated tablet with "T150" engraved on one side.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient erlotinib
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
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