Geftinat 250 Mg Tab
NATCO PHARMA LTD
PACKING : 1X30
GENERIC NAME : GEFTINIB
What is Geftinat 250mg ?
Geftinat 250Mg Tablet helps to relieve the extreme pain and discomfort suffered by patients of breast or lung cancers. It slows down the production of cancer cells, thereby inhibiting the spread of the malignant tissues. It can be administered orally with or without food.
The dosage depends upon the medical history of the patient, health conditions and the response to the therapy.
The drug is contraindicated in patients who have suffered or are suffering from glaucoma, cardiac disorders, lungs or liver disorders or renal malfunctioning. Take proper medical help in case you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy any time soon or breastfeeding. You must also inform the doctor of any other prescription drugs that you may be taking, such as hormonal pills as oral contraceptives, or any dietary supplements as Geftinat 250Mg Tablet may interact with the other drugs and cause a number of health complications. You must avoid alcohol consumption, smoking, tobacco or caffeine during the course of the treatment to avoid any further health complications. There may be a number of side effects such as headaches, blurred vision, some nausea, and some allergic rashes on the skin. However there can be some adverse reactions as well. It is advised that even the slightest discomfort should be reported to the doctor immediately, in order to avoid complications.
Why is Geftinat 250 mg prescribed ?
Geftinat 250 mg is prescribed for patients suffering from small cell lung cancer.
Small cell lung cancer sees the development of malignant cells in the tissues of the lungs. In addition to displaying characteristics like hostile carcinoma behavior and rapid development, this sub-type of lung cancer also exhibits characteristics such as sensitivity to processes like chemotherapy and radiation, travelling to other areas of the body, association with paraneoplastic syndromes and so on. Certain factors like smoking, exposure to toxins (tar, asbestos, chromium), family history of lung cancer and HIV can increase one’s risk of developing this problem. The symptoms of this condition can be coughing, chest pain and shortness of breath.
Interactions of Geftinat 250 mg ?
Is It safe with alcohol?
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Geftinat 250mg tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Geftinat 250mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
Patients may experience undesirable effects like asthenia and should avoid driving vehicles or using machines.
Does this affect kidney function?
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
Does this affect liver function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.