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Gefihill 250mg Tablets

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Gefihill 250 MG Description

Gefihill Tablet is an anti-cancer medication containing gefitinib as its main component. It is used in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

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ContainsGefitinib(250.0 Mg)
UsesNon-small cell lung cancer
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, skin rash
ClassificationANTI-NEOPLASTIC
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Uses of Gefihill 250 MG

For the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Contraindications of Gefihill 250 MG

  • If you are allergic to gefitinib or any of the ingredient of Gefihill Tablet
  • If you are breastfeeding

Side effects of Gefihill 250 MG

  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea
  • Fever, eating disorder
  • Skin rash, itching, redness
  • Loss of appetite, weakness
  • Dry or sore mouth
  • Conjunctivitis, dry eye
  • Hair loss, nail disorder
  • Nosebleed, blood in urine (bleeding)

Precautions and Warnings of Gefihill 250 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Gefihill Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the use of this medicine in pregnancy. Hence it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Gefihill Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
You must not breastfeed while on treatment with this medicine, as it is unknown if gefitinib passes into breast milk

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Gefihill Tablet?
A:
You may feel weak during the treatment. So if you experience such symptoms be cautious while driving or operating tools.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Gefihill Tablet?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol along with this medicine. So it is important to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your lungs
  • You have a history of liver problem
  • You are already taking any other medicines like rifampicin, phenytoin, carbamazepine, warfarin, antacids etc.
  • You develop eye problems
  • You develop stomach and intestinal problems
  • You experience diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting while on treatment, contact the doctor
  • This medicine is not recommended for use in children & adolescents

Mode of Action of Gefihill 250 MG

How Does It Work?

Gefitinib works by blocking a certain protein which is responsible for the growth of cancer cells. Thus stopping or slowing down the growth of cancer cells.

Directions for Use of Gefihill 250 MG

  • Gefihill Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Gefihill 250 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Gefihill Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat fungal infections, tuberculosis, fits, sleep problems, psychiatric illnesses or are taking antacids

Storage and disposal of Gefihill 250 MG

  • Store Gefihill Tablet in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sun light and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Gefihill 250 MG

Overdose

  • Symptoms of overdose are diarrhoea, skin rash
  • If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the composition of Gefihill Tablet?

A: Gefihill Tablet contains gefitinib as its active ingredient.

Q: What is the use of Gefihill Tablet?

A: Gefihill Tablet is used for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
Product Details
Brand
GEFIHILL
Expires on or After
01/10/2022
Last Updated on: 22 Jun 2022 | 06:10 AM (IST)

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