Brand name – Tagrix

Generic name – Osimertinib

Manufacturer – Beacon

Strength – 80mg

Dosage Form – Tablets

Composition – Osimertinib

Indication – Lung Cancer

Storage – at room temperature


Overview Of Tagrix 80mg Tablet

Tagrix 80mg tablet is a target therapy medicine that is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The generic name of this medication is Osimertinib and it is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor that is used to treat stage 4 of lung cancer. This medication is strictly based on prescription. Hence, it is advisable to follow the complete instructions of the doctor and inform them about all the past ailments and medication that you take.


Tagrix is an anticancer medicine that is an EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor. EGFR is the epidermal growth factor receptor. It is used for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer which has mutations in EGFR. These mutations trigger uncontrollable cell growth in the cancerous cells. Tagrix binds to the growth factors and stops its signaling. As a result, it causes inhibition of the growth and spreading of cancerous cells.

Side Effect Of Tagrix 80 Mg Tablet

  • Dry skin
  • Eczema
  • Increased bruises
  • Bleeding
  • Numbness in legs and hands
  • Seizures
  • Rashes and hives on the skin
  • Blisters on the skin
  • Fever
  • Cold and cough
  • Chest pain
  • Irregular heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Swelling of feet
  • Sores in the mouth
  • Back  and joint pain
  • Headache
  • Pain and swelling in nails
  • Swollen, red eyes
  • Vision complications


The doctor prescribes this medicine hence, it is advisable to follow the prescription. Tagrix 80mg tablets are taken orally every day and they can be taken with or without food.

Missed Dose

It is advisable to avoid missing any doses. In case you miss a dose of Tagrix 80mg tablets consult your doctor immediately.


In case of an overdose due to Tagrix, immediately contact your doctor or any healthcare provider and seek medical attention.

Tagrix can cause allergic responses in some patients. Therefore it becomes necessary to read complete information regarding the tablets before starting the use.

Inform the doctor about all the vitamins, minerals, dietary supplements, and prescription and non-prescription medications you take.

Tagrix 80mg can decrease fertility in both men and women

It is advisable to avoid pregnancy during and till six months after the last dose since Tagrix 80mg tablets can harm the fetus.

It is advisable to avoid breastfeeding during and till 2 weeks after the last dose of the medicine.

Avoid consuming alcohol during this treatment

Avoid operating heavy machinery and driving after taking the Tagrix tablets.

Inform the doctor about previous health conditions like –
Cardiovascular conditions (long QT syndrome, heart failure, high blood pressure)
Lung diseases
Eye problems
Irregular levels of sodium, potassium, and calcium.