About Gefitinib:

Gefitinib 250mg tablets are used to treat certain types of cancers.

Uses of Gefitinib:

  • The drug is used to treat certain cancers like breast, lung and other cancers.
  • It is especially effective in treating non-small-cell lung cancer (only used after failure of platinum-based and docetaxel chemotherapies).

How Does it Work?:

  • The salt inhibits the tyrosine kinase domain of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) which overexpresses in certain types of cells and leads to uncontrolled cell proliferation.

Taking the Medicine:

  • The medicine is taken orally once a day.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • The dosage of the medicine is as prescribed by your healthcare provider.


  • Higher doses of this medicine are toxic to the body.
  • Consult your doctor prior to or after overdosage.
  • Take immediate help in case of complications.
  • Do not skip taking medicine. Regular consumption will lead to desired results.
  • Take the medicine every day on a specific time to avoid skipping medicine.

Possible Side Effects:

  • Acne-like rash
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Anorexia
  • Stomatitis
  • Dehydration
  • Paronychia
  • Asthenia
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Blepharitis




 Gefitinib (250mg)

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1*10 tablet


Anti cancer drug