Zyceva 100 mg Tablet is an anticancer medicine used to treat certain types of cancer. Zyceva 100 mg is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and pancreatic cancer.
Zyceva 100 mg Tablet may cause side effects, including nausea, vomiting, fatigue, rash, and weight loss. This medicine may cause severe diarrhoea, drink plenty of fluids or consult with your doctor if it bothers you. It makes you sensitive towards sunlight, hence wear protective clothing or use sunscreen while going out. In case you develop ulceration in the mouth, changes in your vision, or breathing difficulties then it is better to inform the doctor. Your doctor may advise regular monitoring of liver function while you are taking this medicine.
Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any pre-existing disease such as liver disease or kidney, lung disease or any other medical complications. Many other medicines interact with this medicine, so make sure to inform your doctor if you taking any prescription medicines or non-prescription medicines, herbal, vitamins, etc. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy. It is advised to quit smoking and alcohol while taking this medicine as it can affect the working of the medicine.
Zyceva 100 mg Tablet should be taken on an empty stomach or should be taken one hour before or 2 hours after a meal. You should continue to take it as long as your doctor advises it. The duration of treatment varies according to your needs and response to treatment. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.
Non-small cell lung cancer: Zyceva 100 mg Tablet is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer, which is a type of lung cancer that affects a large number of cells in the lung. The symptoms include persistent cough, chest pain, shortness of breath, hoarseness, unexplained weight loss, and fatigue
Pancreatic Cancer: Zyceva 100 mg Tablet is used in a combination with gemcitabine for the treatment of pancreatic cancer. The symptoms of pancreatic cancer can include abdominal pain, jaundice, weight loss, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, and fatigue.
Zyceva 100 mg Tablet inhibits a protein called epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), which is involved in the growth and spread of cancer cells. By inhibiting this protein, Zyceva 100 mg can help to slow the progression of cancer.
Zyceva 100 mg Tablet may be able to help reduce the severity of cancer-related symptoms, such as pain and fatigue, which may improve the patient's overall quality of life.
Zyceva 100 mg Tablet may be used in combination with other cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy, to improve their effectiveness.
Like all medications, Zyceva 100 mg Tablet can cause side effects but do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them.
Take this medicine on an empty stomach, one hour before food or two hours after food. It is best to take exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than directed. If you have trouble swallowing the Zyceva 100 mg, you may crush the tablets and mix the powder with a small amount of water. Drink the mixture immediately. You should take the Zyceva 100 mg Tablet at the same time each day to help you remember to take it. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your next dose at the regular time. Do not take two doses at the same time to make up for a missed dose. Do not stop taking the Zyceva 100 mg Tablet without first consulting your doctor.
Zyceva 100 mg Tablet works by inhibiting the activity of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) protein, which is found on the surface of cells and is involved in the growth and proliferation of cancer cells. When EGFR is activated, it sends signals to the inside of the cell to grow and divide. Zyceva 100 mg Tablet binds to the EGFR and prevents it from activating, thereby inhibiting the growth and proliferation of cancer cells.
It is generally not recommended to drink alcohol while taking Zyceva 100 mg Tablet. It may increase the risk of liver damage. it is best to avoid alcohol or limit your alcohol consumption while taking any medication.
Use of Zyceva 100 mg Tablet may be unsafe during pregnancy as animal studies indicate that it may harm the developing foetus. However, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, it is important to talk to your doctor about the potential risks and benefits of taking Zyceva 100 mg during pregnancy. Your doctor will be able to help you make the best decision for you and your baby's health.
It is not recommended to breastfeed while taking Zyceva 100 mg. Zyceva 100 mg Tablet may pass into breast milk and harm the infant. If you are breastfeeding and taking Zyceva 100 mg, it is important to talk to your doctor about the possible risks and benefits of continuing to breastfeed. Your doctor will be able to help you make the best decision for you and your baby's health.
Zyceva 100 mg Tablet is unlikely to affect your ability to drive or operate machinery. If you experience any side effects while taking Zyceva 100 mg Tablet such as dizziness or drowsiness, it is important to avoid driving or operating heavy machinery until the side effects have resolved
Zyceva 100 mg Tablet is safe for use in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease, no dose adjustment of Zyceva 100 mg Tablet is recommended. The use of Zyceva 100 mg Tablet is not recommended for severe kidney disease patients. It is important to discuss all of your medical conditions and medications with your doctor to ensure that the treatment plan is safe and effective for you.
Zyceva 100 mg is safe for use in patients with mild to moderate liver disease, no dose adjustment of Zyceva 100 mg Tablet is recommended. The use of Zyceva 100 mg Tablet is not recommended for severe liver disease patients. It is important to discuss all of your medical conditions and medications with your doctor to ensure that the treatment plan is safe and effective for you.
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