Xovoltib 40mg 28 Tablet

$953.47

7 tablets in 1 strip;
Generic Name: Afatinib Dimaleate INN;
MANUFACTURER: Boehringer Ingelheim;
SALT COMPOSITION: Afatinib dimaleate (40mg)

Description

CompositionAfatinib 40mg
SubstitutesGilotrif 30mg 30s, Afanix 30s
Shipping classRoom Temperature

Medicine Overview of Xovoltib 40mg Tablet

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Uses of Xovoltib 40mg Tablet

Xovoltib 40 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer. It is used in patients in whom the cancer has spread to other parts of the body (metastatic), who have abnormal epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) genes, and have not been previously treated for metastatic lung cancer.
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Xovoltib 40mg Tablet side effects

Common

Diarrhoea;
Rash;
Mouth sore;
Nail inflammation;
Dry skin;
Acne;
Decreased appetite;
Nausea;
Vomiting;
Itching
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How to use Xovoltib 40mg Tablet

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. Xovoltib 40 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Xovoltib 40mg Tablet works

Xovoltib 40 mg Tablet is an anti-cancer medication. It works by blocking the action of the abnormal protein that signals cancer cells to multiply. This helps to stop or slow the spread of cancer cells.

In Depth Information on Xovoltib 40mg Tablet

Expert advice for Xovoltib 40mg Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Xovoltib 40 mg Tablet for the treatment of certain type of lung cancer (non-small cell lung cancer).
  • Take Xovoltib 40 mg Tablet on an empty stomach at least 1 hour before a meal or 2 hours after a meal.
  • Diarrhea is common with Xovoltib 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.
  • Xovoltib 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.
  • Xovoltib 40 mg Tablet can cause redness, rash, and acne. Get treatment for skin reactions as soon as you notice them.

Xovoltib 40mg Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Xovoltib 40mg Tablet

alcohol
Alcohol
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
pregnancy
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Xovoltib 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
No information is available on the use of Xovoltib 40 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
driving
Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
kidney
Kidney
Xovoltib 40 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Xovoltib 40 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
liver
Liver
Xovoltib 40 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Xovoltib 40 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Xovoltib 40mg Tablet?

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

Additional information

Weight 0.07 kg
Dimensions 7.6 × 5 × 15.9 cm