Erlotinib

  • Medicine Name- Erlonat
  • API- Erlotinib
  • Packaging- 30 Tablets
  • Strength- 25 mg/100 mg/150 mg
  • Manufactured by: Natco Pharma Ltd.
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Description

Erlotinib (Erlonat Tablet)  is an oral, once-daily, reversible inhibitor of the EGFR signalling pathway. This kinase inhibitor is used as monotherapy for the treatment of patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors are driven by common EGFR gene-activating mutations. It is also used for the treatment of patients with locally advanced, unresectable, or metastatic pancreatic cancer, along with gemcitabine.


Dosage and Side Effects of Erlotinib Tablets

The recommended daily dose of Erlotinib tablet for NSCLC is 150 mg taken on an empty stomach, i.e., at least one hour prior to or two hours after the ingestion of food. Treatment with Erlonat should continue until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity occurs.  

The recommended daily dose for pancreatic cancer is 100 mg taken once daily in combination with drug the gemcitabine. Take this medicine on an empty stomach, i.e., at least one hour prior to or two hours after the ingestion of food. This treatment should continue until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity occurs.

The most common side effects of Erlotinib tablet in patients with NSCLC and pancreatic cancer are cough, rash, vomiting, diarrhea, dyspnea, anorexia, fatigue, and nausea.

Warning and Precautions

  • Cases of critical ILD, including fatal cases, can occur with Erlotinib treatment. Withhold therapy for acute onset of new or progressive pulmonary signs and symptoms such as cough, dyspnea, and fever pending diagnostic evaluation. In case of confirmed ILD, permanently stop treatment.
  • Hepatorenal syndrome, critical acute renal failure including fatal cases, and renal insufficiency can develop with this treatment. Perform periodic monitoring of serum electrolytes and renal function during treatment.
  • Gastrointestinal perforation, including fatal cases, can develop with Erlotinib 150 mg/100 mg/25 mg treatment. Permanently discontinue the use of this medicinal product in those who develop gastrointestinal perforation.
  • Hepatorenal syndrome and hepatic failure, including fatal cases, can occur with Erlonat therapy in those with normal hepatic function. Perform periodic liver testing throughout treatment with this medicine. Elevated frequency of monitoring of liver function is recommended for patients with pre-existing hepatic impairment or biliary obstruction.
  • Reduced tear production, abnormal eyelash growth, keratoconjunctivitis sicca, or keratitis can occur with Erlonat treatment and can cause corneal perforation or ulceration. Interrupt or stop therapy in case patients present with acute or worsening ocular complications such as eye pain.

FAQ's

What is Erlotinib?

Erlotinib is an oral, once-daily, kinase inhibitor, sold under the generic brand name Erlonat, used for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer and pancreatic cancer.

How do I take Erlotinib? 

Erlotinib is supplied as a tablet to take orally (by mouth). It is typically taken on an empty stomach once a day, at least 60 minutes prior to or 120 hours after eating a meal/snack

How to store Erlotinib?

Store Erlotinib 25 mg/100 mg/150 mg tablets at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15-30°C (59-86°F).

Is Erlonat (Erlotinib) a generic brand?

Yes, Erlonat tablet is an Indian generic brand by Natco Pharma. It is available as a 25 mg, 100 mg, and 150 mg oral tablet.

How much does Erlotinib cost in India?

Erlotinib tablet cost in India is very reasonable and can vary. To procure this medicine legally, you can call us at (+91) 8130290915, TOLL-FREE: 1800-889-1064, Or Write us at info@indiangenericmedicines.com.

Can Erlotinib be used while I’m pregnant?

Erlotinib tablets may be unsafe if used during pregnancy. Interact with your clinician about the best way to help manage your disease in case you want to become pregnant or during pregnancy. 

Can Erlotinib be used while breastfeeding?

Do not breastfeed during Erlotinib treatment. Interact with your doctor in case you are a nursing mother or intend to breastfeed.

Where can I get Erlotinib at the best Price? 

Order Erlotinib tablet at the best price today. We request you to Call/WhatsApp us at (+91) 8130290915 or dial our TOLL-FREE: 1800-889-1064 or Write us at info@indiangenericmedicines.com. We’re fully committed to providing you with the best Erlotinib price from India. That is why we’ll match the cost/price of other existing suppliers/distributors/facilitators in the market who require a medical prescription.

Is the Erlotinib tablet available in India?

Erlotinib tablet is a (prescription drug, doctor-prescribed medication, or health care professional-prescribed medicine) pharmaceutical drug that can be legally dispensed against a medical prescription. Erlotinib can be legally made available through the network of authorized distributors in India. (Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Delhi, Pune, etc.)

Can You Send the Erlotinib to Foreign Destinations?

Buy generic Erlotinib tablets online at the best/lowest price from a leading supplier. Indian Generic Medicines can assist in the delivery of Erlotinib; the doctor-prescribed medication to the UK, Australia, Canada, Philippines, the USA, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, China, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Zambia, Kuwait, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Singapore, Hong Kong, UAE, Afghanistan, Turkey, Malaysia, Qatar, Japan, Nepal, and many other countries.

What is the procedure to buy Erlotinib from Indian Generic Medicines

Patients can generally fill out the order form or send mail to info@indiangenericmedicines.com. Patients can also send WhatsApp messages to +91 8130290915 or can dial the TOLL-FREE Number: 18008891064. We will reply ASAP with the details of the Erlotinib 25 mg/100 mg/150 mg tablets price and procurement procedure.

Note:- The order will be confirmed only after the valid receipt of the prescription from the Physician.

Is it safe to buy Erlotinib online from India?

Yes, one can buy Erlotinib tablets online from India-based Indian Generic Medicines (IGM) if it is not (yet) registered or is unavailable in their respective country. We can facilitate the supply/export of Erlotinib tablets through legal channels.