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Iressa (gefitinib): Iressa (gefitinib) is used to treat certain cancers.

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International?: Faulty trials sullied gefitinib that was approved. Survival in nsclc appeared better with erlotinib, but population differences were different, likely ... Read More
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Iressa (gefitinib): "IRESSA is contraindicated in patients with severe hypersensitivity to gefitinib or to any other component of IRESSA." See: http://dailymed.nlm.nih. ... Read More
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Iressa (gefitinib): Iressa (gefitinib) is a selective inhibitor of epidermal growth factor receptor's (EGFR) . It is used to treat cancer.
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Iressa (gefitinib): Iressa = gefitinib
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
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I dont think so: Iressa is a brand/trade name of gefitinib. There is no significant difference between gefitinib and iressa- besides the fact that gefitinib is the gen ... Read More
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Fewer than with: Erlotinib, the tyrosine kinase inhibitor that replaced it. The scary risk was , 1% incidence of pneumonitis mostly in asians, mild diarrhea (more hars ... Read More
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Dr. Slade Suchecki
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See this:: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/gefitinib-side-effects.html.
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See this:: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/gefitinib-side-effects.html.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Iressa (gefitinib): See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/iressa-side-effects.html

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