Gefitinib

Category: Cancer



Gefitinib Overview

Gefitinib, sold under the brand name Iressa, is a medication used for certain breast, lung and other cancers. Gefitinib is an EGFR inhibitor, like erlotinib, which interrupts signaling through the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) in target cells. Therefore, it is only effective in cancers with mutated and overactive EGFR, but resistances to gefitinib can arise through other mutations. It is marketed by AstraZeneca and Teva. Contents 1 Mechanism of action 2 Clinical uses 3 Experimenta...

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Gefitinib
  • Tablet: 250mg
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