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Erleva 100mg Tablets

30 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 18767.26
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Erleva 100 MG Description

Erleva Tablet is an anticancer medicine that is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer and pancreatic cancer. It contains erlotinib as its active component that belongs to the group of medicines kn

own as kinase inhibitors. It works by inhibiting the activity of a protein called epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) which is responsible for the growth and spread of cancer cells. This medicine should be taken as directed by the doctor and in the exact dose and duration as prescribed. Do not stop taking this medicine, even if you start feeling better after taking this medicine. Before taking Erleva Tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹15952.17
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ContainsErlotinib(100.0 Mg)
UsesNon-small cell lung cancer and pancreatic cancer
Side effectsRash, diarrhoea, stomach pain, tiredness, headache
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Uses of Erleva 100 MG

  • Non-small cell lung cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer

Contraindications of Erleva 100 MG

  • If you are allergic to erlotinib or any of the ingredients of Erleva Tablet.

Side effects of Erleva 100 MG

  • Rash
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Tiredness
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite or decreased weight
  • Breathing difficulty
  • Nausea, vomiting

Precautions and Warnings of Erleva 100 MG



Can I take Erleva 100mg Tablets during pregnancy?
Erleva Tablet is not recommended for use during pregnancy. So it is advised to proper contraceptive methods while taking this medicine and for at least 2 weeks after taking the last dose of it, to avoid pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Erleva 100mg Tablets while breastfeeding?
Erleva Tablet is not recommended to breastfeed during the treatment and for at least 2 weeks after taking the last dose of this medicine.


Can I drive if I have consumed Erleva 100mg Tablets?
It is unlikely that this medicine will affect your ability to drive. However, do not drive until you know how Erleva Tablet affects you.


Can I consume alcohol with Erleva 100mg Tablets?
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol along with Erleva Tablet. So it is important to consult your physician if you drink too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of eye problems, or use contact lenses, swelling or ulcer in the front part of the eye.
  • You are already taking any other medicines for underlying conditions.
  • You experience sudden breathing difficulty along with cough and fever, severe stomach ache, skin peeling or blistering etc. The doctor might discontinue the treatment with Erleva Tablet.
  • You experience diarrhoea. the doctor might prescribe you some anti-diarrhoeal medicines.
  • You develop worsening eye conditions, increased eye-watering, blurred vision, redness or pain in the eye etc. You may need urgent treatment.
  • You are already taking cholesterol-lowering medicines and experience muscle pain or cramps. The doctor might stop the treatment immediately.

Mode of Action of Erleva 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Erleva Tablet acts by targeting the proteins EGFR (epidermal growth factor) in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. In this way, it prevents the spread of cancerous cells.

Directions for Use of Erleva 100 MG

  • Take Erleva Tablet exactly as directed by your doctor.
  • It should be taken by mouth at least one hour before or two hours after eating.
  • The doctor will determine your dose and schedule depending on the type of cancer or condition being treated.

Interactions of Erleva 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can interfere with the action of Erleva Tablet if taken at the same time. Always inform your doctor about all the medicine you are taking, which includes all prescribed or non-prescr...
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  • In particular, if you are taking antifungal medicine like ketoconazole, antibiotic medicine like clarithromycin, anti-tuberculosis medicine like rifampicin, anti-epileptic medicines, anti-epileptic me...
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  • If you are taking anticoagulant medicines (like warfarin) along with Erleva, it might increase the risk of bleeding.
  • Concomitant use of Erleva Tablet and cholesterol-lowering medicine (statins) can increase the risk of muscle problems due to statins and may also lead to kidney damage.
  • If you have any kind of immunization or vaccination scheduled.

Storage and disposal of Erleva 100 MG

  • Store it at room temperature below 30°C, in the original carton away from light.
  • Protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Erleva 100 MG


Overdose of Erleva Tablet may cause increased side effects. In case of an overdose, contact your doctor or reach out to your nearest hospital as soon as possible. Try to carry the pack of the medicine...
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Missed a Dose

  • It would be best if you don't miss a dose of anti-cancer medicine as it may lead to treatment failure.
  • If you have missed taking any dose of Erleva Tablet, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's already the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
  • Never take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details


Nancy Dixit

B. Pharm, M. Pharm


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Erleva Tablet be given to children?

A: No, Erleva Tablet is not recommneded for the children. Do not give any medicine to chldren unless told by the doctor.

Q: Is Erleva Tablet safe for pregnant women?

A: No, pregnant women should not take Erleva Tablet. So it is advised to proper contraceptive methods while taking this medicine and for at least 2 weeks after taking the last dose of it, to avoid pregnancy.

Q: What is the action of Erleva Tablet?

A: Erleva Tablet contains Erlotinib, an anti-cancer medication that works by preventing the activity of a protein called epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR). As a result, it restricts further growth of the cancer cells.

Q: Can I take Erleva Tablet with food?

A: No, Erleva Tablet should be taken on an empty stomach, 1 hour before or 2 hours after eating as advised by the doctor.
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Last Updated on: 09 Jun 2022 | 03:25 PM (IST)
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