What is Erlonat 100 mg Tablet?
erlonat 100 mg, manufactured by Natco, contains “Erlotinib” as an active ingredient. It belongs to a class of medicines called tyrosine kinase inhibitor. It is a prescription cancer drug and should not be taken without a doctor’s consent. Do not share this medicine with others because it can cause serious side effects to people until the condition is not monitored by health care professionals.
Erlonat 100 mg Side Effects :
When you take erlonat cancer medicine, it’s important to be aware of changes in your body and how you feel. This medicine can cause some side effects. Erlonat Side effects can range from mild to severe and the risk of getting side effects varies from person to person. The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur :
Common Side Effects :
- Poor appetite
- Nausea and vomiting
- Mouth sores
- Dry skin
- Eye irritation
- Abdominal pain
- Headache .
Serious Side Effects :
- Painful or difficult urination
- Stabbing chest pain
- Vision changes
- Yellow eyes or skin
- Light-colored stools
- Increased thirst
- Irregular heartbeat
- Swelling of the face
- ankles or hands
This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
How to take Erlotinib?
The dosage of erlotinib prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Take each dose of Erlotinib with a full glass of water.
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take erlotinib 100mg medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Erlotinib, seek medical attention immediately.
What are the drugs that interact with Erlotinib?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Erlotinib.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Erlotinib 100mg Tablet, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
erlotinib 100mg usa can interact with blood thinners and corticosteroids.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.