Tarceva

Active Ingredient(s): Erlotinib
FDA Approved: * November 18, 2004
Pharm Company: * OSI PHARMS
Category: Cancer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Tarceva Overview

Erlotinib hydrochloride (trade name Tarceva) is a drug used to treat non-small cell lung cancer, pancreatic cancer and several other types of cancer. It is a receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor, which acts on the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR). It is marketed in the United States by Genentech and OSI Pharmaceuticals and elsewhere by Roche. In the United States as of 2015 one 150 mg pill costs between 200 and 242 USD.[1] Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Side effects 2.1...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erlotinib

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Small White Round Pill T on one side 25 on other

I found this pill in my son's room. it is a small round pill with a capital T on one side and 25 on the other. ## A white round pill imprinted with T 25 is identified as Tarceva (25 mg). However, I cannot locate a photo of the pill to confirm whether or not the "T" and "25" are on the same side of the tablet, so this may not be 100% accurate in that regard. Tarceva (Erlotinib) is prescribed for treatment of non-small cell lung cancer; pancreatic cancer; and renal cell carcinoma. After looking at other similar Tarceva pill images with different imprints (such as T 20), I can see that the imprints of "those pills" are both on the same side of the pill, which gives me a hunch that this may not be your pill. At this point, it's good to narrow down possible re...

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What is Parceva and what are its side effects?

the chemotherapy drug Parceva ## parceva ## What is drug parceva used for and what are the side effects? ## what is parceva? In which type of cancer does it use? ## The name of the medication is actually Tarceva, it contains the active ingredient Erlotinib and is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer, pancreatic cancer and a few others. Learn more Tarceva details here. Common side effects may include rash, diarrhea, loss of appetite and fatigue. Are there any questions or comments? ## what is parceva ? what kind of cancer is it used for ? what are the side effects

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Tarceva hair

Has anyone tried keratin treatment on Tarceva effected hair? I was on Tarceva 18 mos and the hair is so unmanageable ## Hello, Becky! How are you? I'd suggest seeing a beautician, before trying anything. You need to know what the issue is with your hair, if you add Keratin and it already has too much protein, that will just make it even worse. Thus, you really need an expert to let you know if it is lacking in protein, or needs more. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thanks for the reply. She just said sure I could do keratin but I don't know if she thought of it on a cellular level. This is helpful because I see my Dr Monday and will ask him what makes for the kinky , dry texture.

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h 86, Tarceva, Soursop

My mom just recently got diagnose with stage 4 lung cancer and I'm trying to figure out if H-86 is similar to a medicine called tarceva. I'm hoping to find out what h86 as well so if its a all natural then what is it? I heard that soursop helps kill cancer cells but is high in nuero toxicity so I'm hesitant to have my mom take anything while she is taking tarceva. Just wondering if anybody out there has some testimonials regarding H86, Tarceva or Soursop that actually helped them with their cancer. ## Hello, Sorry to hear about your mother's situation with cancer. Regarding H-86, there happen to be several other posts on this site asking questions about it as well, but I still have yet to find any information on it, at all. There is nothing listed in any of the medical l...

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Side Effects of Tarceva -

Anyone have side effect of painful, bulging fingernails and nails coming off? ## That is not something that's listed as a typical side effect, but there is a chance that that may be the sign of a serious reaction starting and you should consult your doctor immediately. Have you had any other unusual skin reactions?

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Small White Pill Round T On One Side And 25

Found these unlabeled in garage, they're really tiny white tablets with a capital T on one side and 25 on the other. It's Canadian by the way. Any help would be greatly appreciated. ## Found a match! I don't think this pill was manufactured in Canada though, as my findings showed the company's location is here in the U.S. (oregon, and california). The pill imprint is identified as Tarceva (25 mg). The generic name for this is Erlotinib, and the manufacturer is Genentech. For verification purposes, the National Drug Code (NDC) for this pill is 50242-0062. Tarceva is a drug used to treat non-small cell lung cancer, pancreatic cancer and several other types of cancer. It is a reversible tyrosine kinase inhibitor, which acts on the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR). It...

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parceva

need information,unable to give description ## Looking for description, side effects, what the drug is used for? ## Are you perhaps referring to Tarceva? Tarceva Info Click Here ## eu gostaria de saber se é possível comprar este medicamento via internet. qual preço? e se é indicado para cancer de pulmão, também se ja está disponível no Brasil e onde? gracias. ## Parceva, chemotherapy for lung cancer. Need indications, action & side effects. Also length of treatment.

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white oval pill T 150 on one side nothing on other side

opiate ## This is not an opiate of any type. This is a 150mg Tarceva tablet, it contains the active ingredient Erlotinib and is used to treat certain types of cancer. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, hair loss and loss of appetite. Read more: Are there any comments or questions?

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tarceba150mg.

chemotherapy in a pill form ## To my knowledge Tarceva is farily new and is still going through clinical trials. Found this on another page: Q. What is Tarceva? A. Tarceva is a pill you take by mouth to treat Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC). Tarceva is approved to treat locally advanced or metastatic NSCLC after at least one prior chemotherapy regimen has not worked. Q. How does Tarceva work? A. Tarceva is a targeted treatment. It is designed to block tumor cell growth by targeting a protein called HER1/EGFR. This protein, which is present on the surface of some cancer cells and some normal cells, is important for cell growth in NSCLC. Exactly how Tarceva works is not yet fully understood; however, clinical trial results have proven that, in some patients, Tarceva can be effective in...

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TARCEZA

CANCER PATIENT 150MG PO ## Do you mean Tarceva? ## This is from the Tarceva Web Site: Q. How does Tarceva work? A. Tarceva is a targeted treatment. It is designed to block tumor cell growth by targeting a protein called HER1/EGFR. This protein, which is present on the surface of some cancer cells and some normal cells, is important for cell growth in NSCLC. Exactly how Tarceva works is not yet fully understood; however, clinical trial results have proven that, in some patients, Tarceva can be effective in both improving patients' survival and slowing or stopping the growth of cancer.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Erlotinib
  • Tablet: 100mg, 150mg, 25mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Tarceva: (7 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 50242-062 Tarceva 25 mg Oral Tablet by Genentech, Inc.
  • 50242-063 Tarceva 100 mg Oral Tablet by Genentech, Inc.
  • 50242-064 Tarceva 150 mg Oral Tablet by Genentech, Inc.
  • 54868-5290 Tarceva 25 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-5447 Tarceva 150 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-5474 Tarceva 100 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 69189-0063 Tarceva 100 mg Oral Tablet by Avera Mckennan Hospital

Other drugs which contain Erlotinib or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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Tarceva hair
Has anyone tried keratin treatment on Tarceva effected hair? I was on Tarceva 18 mos and the hair is so unmanageable ## ... 2 replies
h 86, Tarceva, Soursop
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Side Effects of Tarceva -
Anyone have side effect of painful, bulging fingernails and nails coming off? ## That is not something that's listed... 1 reply
Tarceva 150mg
lung cancer ## This is Elotinib, used to treat small cell lung cancer.... 1 reply




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