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Storage Information

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 of Gefitinib?

If you miss a dose of gefitinib, take it as soon as you remember, unless it is almost time for your next dose. In this case, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take two doses of this medicine to make up for a missed one.

Is There a Generic Version?

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

Who Makes Gefitinib?

Gefitinib is made by AstraZeneca UK Limited for AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, LP. AstraZeneca withdrew gefitinib from the U.S. market. However, the company still manufactures the medication for use in other countries.

Available Strengths

Gefitinib tablets come in one strength: Gefitinib 250 mg.
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