Erlotinib
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Erlotinib?

(er LOE tye nib)

• This medicine is used to treat lung cancer.

• This medicine is used to treat pancreatic cancer.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have had an ulcer or bleeding from your stomach or intestines, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Talk with healthcare provider before receiving any vaccinations. Use with this medicine may either increase the risk of serious infection or make the vaccination less effective.

• Do not take antacids within 2 hours of this medicine.

• Talk with healthcare provider before using over-the-counter medicines that are used to reduce stomach acid (eg, Pepcid® AC, Prilosec OTC®).

• Do not take St John's wort with...

 
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