OSIMERTINIB 80MG TABLET (TAGRISSO)

OSIMERTINIB 80MG TABLET (TAGRISSO)

DESCRIPTION

PACKAGE

OVERVIEW & USAGE

Brand Name:- Tagrisso

Generic Name:- Osimertinib

Manufacturer:- AstraZeneca

Dosage Form:- Tablet

Strength:- 80mg

Composition:- Osimertinib

Packaging:- 30 tablets

Indication:- Lung cancer

Storage:- Store a room temperature

Overview 

Tagrisso (osimertinib 80mg) medicine is used in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). This medicine interferes with the growth of cancer cells in the body. Osimertinib belongs to a group of medications called a protein kinase inhibitor. This medicine is used in patients who have EGFR mutations. Do not stop using this medicine without taking permission from your doctor. Your doctor will decide your proper dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose in case you forgot to take medicine according to your dosing schedule. Protect this medicine from heat and light. Know the Osimertinib Tablet price at Magicine Pharma.

Pharmacodynamics Of Tagrisso Tablet (Osimertinib)

Osimertinib 80mg is an EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor that binds to a certain mutant form of EGFR that predominates in non-small cell lung cancer tumors following treatment with first-line EGFR-TKIs. A single oral dose of this medicine can be absorbed in 6 hours.

Side Effects Of Tagrisso Tablet (Osimertinib 80mg) 

This medicine may cause some serious and unwanted side effects. Which requires immediate medical attention otherwise it can also lead to higher risk. Do not forget to discuss the risks and benefits of this medication with your doctor.

Common Side Effects

  • Anxiety
  • Cough
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Bleeding
  • Skin rash
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Fatigue
  • Back pain
  • Mouth sores
  • Stomatitis
  • Seizures
  • Swelling of the ankles and feet.
  • Chest pain
  • Blood clots
  • Shortness of breath
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Severe headache
  • Weakness
  • Change in vision
  • Anemia
  • Low sodium levels in the blood
  • Neutropenia
  • Dry skin
  • Allergic reaction
  • High magnesium levels
  • Constipation
  • Itching
  • Throat infection
  • Trouble in concentrating
  • Low platelets
  • Throat infections

Note- If any of these side effects occur, please contact your doctor

Dosage

Use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Do not forget to discuss the risk and benefits of this medicine, before starting treatment. Do not take this medicine in the wrong way and make sure to take this medication according to your dosing schedule.

Missed Dose 

  • In case you missed a dose, immediately contact your doctor. Do not use extra medicine to double up for the missed dose.

Overdose 

  • Emergency medical treatment is required. Please contact your medical advisor in case of an overdose.

Usage Of Tagrisso Tablet (Osimertinib)

Tagrisso tablet is a protein kinase inhibitor used in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer. This is also used to treat patients of NSLC that are positive for EGFR mutation and it is metastatic. This medicine can be taken orally with or without food in the form of a tablet. Try to take this medicine at the same time to get the most benefit from it. Take this medicine as prescribed by your medical advisor. Your dosage usually depends on your medical condition and your response to the treatment. In case you miss a dose, consult your doctor. Do not crush or chew the tablet.

Warnings

Before starting treatment with the Tagrisso tablet, do not forget to discuss your previous medical history with your doctor.

  •  Contraception
    • Use effective methods of contraception to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.
  • Children and adolescents
    • This medicine is not advisable for use in children and adolescents.

Warnings For Female 

  • Pregnancy
    • Tagrisso tablets shouldn’t be used by women who are pregnant. It is recommended that this medication should be avoided during pregnancy.
  • Breastfeeding
    • This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless it is necessary. Please consult your doctor.

General Warnings And Precautions 

  • This medicine may worsen your symptoms of heart disease. If you have any heart disease consult your doctor about how this medication may affect your condition.
  • Avoid contact with people who have infections.
  • Consult your medical advisor before receiving immunizations or vaccinations.
  • This medicine may affect your liver function.
  • This medication may cause lung, eye, and skin problems.

Cautions

  • Not safe for pregnant women.
  • Do not crush, chew, or break the tablet
  • Do not breastfeed during treatment with this medicine.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery.
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