Geftinat is the salt combination of Gefitinib (250mg). this medicine is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer.it is manufratured by Nacto pharma ltd and avalable in Srk Medicles Vijayawada.
It is a salt composition of Gefitinib 250 mg. It is used for the treatment of non small lung cancer in adults. Geftinat blocks the protein called epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) which is involved in the growth of cancer cells and it does not allow spreading them. This drug should be used according to the dosage and duration advised by your doctor. If you had any other lung problems tell your doctor before hand because sometimes it may become worse when using Geftinat. Avoid using the drug during pregnancy as it has more risks than benefits. And let your doctor know if you are using these medicines Carbamazepine or Phenytoin (for epilepsy), Itraconazole (for fungal infections), Warfarin (to prevent blood clots), Rifampicin (for tuberculosis), proton-pump inhibitors, H2 antagonists and antacids (for indigestion, ulcer, heartburn and to reduce acids in the stomach) and few more.
Side Effects: some of the side effects that may cause during the usage of Geftinat 250mg are Diarrhoea, Skin reactions like rashness which is sometimes itchy and dry skin. Increase in liver enzyme called alanine amino transferees in blood test, Vomiting, Loss of appetite, dry or sore mouth, Nausea and Weakness. If you have any other side effects other than these please consult a doctor immediately.