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Erlocip : Erlotinib 150 mg Tablets

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Brand Name : Erlocip
Composition : Erlotinib Hydrochloride
Manufactured by : Cipla Ltd.
Strength : 150 mg
Form : Tablets
Packing : Pack of 30 Tablets

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What is Erlocip 150 mg Tablet ?

Erlocip 150 mg contain the active ingredient Erlotinib, which is a type of medicine called a tyrosine kinase inhibitor. Erlocip manufactured by Cipla. comes in a pack of 30 tablets. 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.

When is Erlocip 150 mg Tablet prescribed ?

Erlocip (Erlotinib hydrochloride) is a drug used to treat advanced-stage Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), Pancreatic cancer and several other types of cancer.

How Does Erlocip (Erlotinib) 150 mg Tablet Work ?

In cancer, certain cells in the body grow and multiply in a way that is 'out of control'. Erlotinib inhibits the way the cells grow and increase in number. It works by interfering with certain enzymes called tyrosine kinases that are important in transmitting the chemical signals needed for essential processes like cell division and replication in cancer cells. This in turn stops the cancer cells from growing and increasing in number.

What are the adverse effects of Erlocip 150 mg Tablets ?

Side effects are the unintended effects of a medicine. Erlocip may have some side effects, but not everyone will experience them. When you recommended Erlocip, it's important to understand the side effects which you can experience from this cancer medicine. The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur in medicines that contain Erlotinib :

Common Side Effects of Erlocip Tablets : Rash ; Diarrhea ; Poor appetite ; Fatigue ; Cough ; Nausea and vomiting ; Infection ; Mouth sores ; Dry skin ; Eye irritation ; Abdominal pain ; Headache etc.

Serious Side Effects of Erlocip Tablets : 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 etc.

Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or does not go away. These are not all the possible side effects of Erlotinib 150mg Tablets. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.

What are the safety measures of Erlocip 150 mg ?

Before Taking Erlocip cancer medication, it is important to understand all precautions or safety information associated with it. Follow the following prescription medicine precautions :

Erlocip 150mg may be harmful for your baby during pregnancy. Take proper medical help in case you are pregnant, may be pregnant or planning to become pregnant in the near future.
For the safety of baby, it is recommended that women who are receiving Erlocip cancer medicine after pregnancy, stop or not start breastfeeding. It may appear in high levels in breast milk and could potentially harm your nursing baby.
Your health care professional can check blood tests to regularly monitor your liver and kidney function, while you are taking Erlocip. It is also important to check your levels of blood cells and other substances in the blood.
Before taking this medication, inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to Erlocip ; or if you have any other allergies. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Erlotinib 150 mg Tablets.
There is no specific study, but no drinking is recommended during treatment with Erlocip cancer medicines because it can cause dangerous side effects. So, consult your doctor before alcohol consumption.
If you use other prescription drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Erlocip Tablet may change. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that your pharmacist can help you prevent or manage drug interactions.
If you miss a dose of Erlocip 150mg, contact your pharmacist immediately to establish a new dosing schedule. Be careful not to take doses too close together because you might get side effects. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
Do not take Erlocip after the use by (expiry) date printed on the pack. Do not take it if the packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering. If it has expired or is damaged, return it to your pharmacist for disposal.
During your treatment with Erlocip, it is very important for your doctor to know about your medical history if you have Kidney problems, liver problems, heart disease, triglycerides, diabetes or other health problems.

What are the storage instructions for Erlocip 150 mg ?

Patients must properly store the drug to retain its quality and efficacy. Following storage instructions will be helpful in storing the drug in the best of manner.

• Store Erlotinib at 25°C (77°F); excursions are permitted between 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F).
• Don't leave this oncology medicine in places that are easily accessible to children or pets.
• Keep your medicine in the original container until it is time to take them.
• Store your medicine in an area that is convenient, but is also cool and dry – since heat and humidity can damage medicines.
• Keep your medicines separate from those of your spouse or other family members. This will make it less likely that you take the wrong ones by mistake.

Prescription Required:

In order to legally purchase this medicine from DrugsSquare, you’ll require a prescription from your Registered Medical Practitioner.


The information provided here is for general educational purposes only and does not constitute medical or pharmaceutical advice which should be sought from qualified medical and pharmaceutical advisers.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children and away from pets, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. If you have questions about the drugs you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.


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