Afanix 40mg 30 tablets

$460.00

Tablets per box: 30(a strip of 10 tablets*3 ), Manufacturer: BEACON Pharmaceuticals Limited, Bangladesh

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Description

Composition Afatinib dimaleate (40mg)
Substitutes Afatinib dimaleate (40mg)
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Medicine Overview of Afanix 40mg 30 tablets

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Uses of Afanix 40mg 30 tablets

Used in the treatment of Non-small cell lung cancer.
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Afanix 40mg 30 tablets side effects

Common

Diarrhea, Rash, Dry skin, Nausea, Vomiting, Loss of appetite, Itching, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Nail disorder
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How to use Afanix 40mg 30 tablets

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Afanix 40mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Afanix 40mg 30 tablets works

Afanix 40 mg Tablet is an anti-cancer medication. It works by binding and inhibiting the enzyme receptors (EGFR, HER2, and HER4) that are responsible for the growth of cancer cells. Hence, resulting in the downregulation of signaling pathways. This is how it to stop or slow the spread of cancer.

In Depth Information on Afanix 40mg 30 tablets

Expert advice for Afanix 40mg 30 tablets

  • You have been prescribed Afanix 40 mg Tablet for the treatment of certain type of lung cancer (non-small cell lung cancer).
  • Take Afanix 40 mg Tablet on an empty stomach at least 1 hour before a meal or 2 hours after a meal.
  • Diarrhea is common with Afanix 40 mg Tablet and may sometimes be severe. Your doctor may prescribe medicines to treat diarrhea. Stay hydrated and take this medicine exactly as directed.
  • Afanix 40 mg Tablet can make your skin sensitive to the sun. Limit your time in the sun. Use sunscreen and wear protective clothing if you have to be in sunlight.
  • Afanix 40 mg Tablet can cause redness, rash, and acne. Get treatment for skin reactions as soon as you notice them.
  • Use a reliable contraceptive method to prevent pregnancy while you are taking this medicine and for a month after you stop taking it.
  • Monitor your blood pressure regularly while taking this medication. Inform your doctor if you notice symptoms of very high blood pressure such as severe headache, confusion, problems with your eyesight, nausea or vomiting.
  • It may cause serious bleeding problem. Inform your doctor if you get headaches, stomach pain or if you notice blood in your urine or stools.
  • Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Afanix 40mg 30 tablets related warnings

Special precautions for Afanix 40mg 30 tablets

alcohol
Alcohol
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
pregnancy
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Afanix 40 mg 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.
lactation
Lactation
caution
Afanix 40 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
driving
Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
kidney
Kidney
Afanix 40 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Afanix 40 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
liver
Liver
Afanix 40 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Afanix 40 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Afanix 40mg 30 tablets?

If you miss a dose of Afanix 40 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.