Erlotinib Medication Information
Available by prescription, erlotinib (Tarceva®) is a medication used to treat pancreatic cancer and non-small cell lung cancer. The drug comes in the form of a tablet. The standard dosage is one tablet a day, taken at the same time each day (this helps keep an even level in the body). At this time, the medication is approved for use in adults only.
It's important to review erlotinib's safety information with your healthcare provider before starting treatment. This medication may not be suitable for everyone, so make sure your healthcare provider is aware if you have any other medical conditions, such as kidney disease or any allergies, or are taking any other types of medicine. The most common side effect is a rash.
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