Iressa contains drug / molecules called “Gefitinib”. It belongs to a class of anti-cancer medication called Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitors. It works by targeting the mutant protein in the cancerous cells and that is how it destroys the cancerous cells.
“Geftinat” is the generic version of "Iressa" and both contains same drug “Gefitinib”.
Iressa is used for the treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and other cancers.
- Iressa & Geftinat are prescription drug and should be used under proper medical guidance and advice.
- Contraindicated in pregnancy and lactation.
250 mg Tablets
1*10*3 Tablets (3 strip of 10 Tablets per Box)
Store in a cool, dry place, protected from sunlight and moisture.
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Geftinat contains Drug / Molecule called “Gefitinib”. Gefitinib is an anilinoquinazoline. It attaches to epidermal growth factor receptors (EGFRs), thereby blocking the attachment of EGF and the activation of tyrosine kinase. It targets the mutant protein in the cancerous cells and destroys them.