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Drug Interactions

Erlotinib can potentially react with a number of other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Erlotinib).

What If I Take an Overdose?

An overdose of this medicine could cause severe side effects. Seek immediate medical attention if you or someone else may have taken too much.
(Click Tarceva Overdose for more information.)

How Should Erlotinib Be Stored?

This medication should be stored at room temperature. Keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children and pets.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you miss a dose of erlotinib, simply skip it and take your dose at the usual time the following day. Do not take a double dose.

Can I Buy Generic Erlotinib?

This medication is currently not available in generic form (see Generic Tarceva).

Who Makes This Medication?

Erlotinib is made by Schwarz Pharma Manufacturing for OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. It is distributed by Genentech USA, Inc.

Available Strengths

Erlotinib tablets come in the following strengths:
  • Erlotinib 25 mg
  • Erlotinib 100 mg
  • Erlotinib 150 mg.
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