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What are gefitinib side-effects?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology

In brief: 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 harsh with erlotinib), skin acne-like reactions, eye lid and nail bed problems.

In brief: 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 harsh with erlotinib), skin acne-like reactions, eye lid and nail bed problems.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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