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Were you looking for information about Gefitinib? Gefitnib is a common misspelling of gefitinib.
 
Gefitinib (Iressa®) is a prescription medication licensed to treat non-small cell lung cancer in adults. It works by disrupting the way cancer cells grow and divide.
 
This medication comes as a tablet that is usually taken once a day. Before starting treatment with gefitinib, tell your healthcare provider if you are pregnant, are taking any medications, or have problems with your liver or lungs.
 
(Click Gefitinib for a comprehensive overview of the uses, effects, and potential side effects of this chemotherapy drug. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
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