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TAGRIX 80 MG TABLET

Mfd. by :- Beacon (Fulfilled By : Magicine Pharma)

Tagrix 80 Mg Tablet

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Brand name – Tagrix

Generic name – Osimertinib

Manufacturer – Beacon 

Strength – 80mg

Dosage Form – Tablets

Composition – Osimertinib

Indication – Lung Cancer

Storage – at room temperature

 

Overview of Tagrix 80mg tablet

Tagrix 80mg tablet is a target therapy medicine that is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The generic name of this medication is Osimertinib and it is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor that is used to treat stage 4 of lung cancer. This medication is strictly based on prescription. Hence, it is advisable to follow the complete instructions of the doctor and inform them about all the past ailments and medication that you take.

Pharmacodynamics

Tagrix is an anticancer medicine that is an EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor. EGFR is the epidermal growth factor receptor. It is used for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer which has mutations in EGFR. These mutations trigger uncontrollable cell growth in the cancerous cells. Tagrix binds to the growth factors and stops its signaling. As a result, it causes inhibition of the growth and spreading of cancerous cells.

Side Effect of Tagrix 80 Mg Tablet

  • Dry skin
  • Eczema
  • Increased bruises
  • Bleeding
  • Numbness in legs and hands
  • Seizures
  • Rashes and hives on the skin
  • Blisters on the skin
  • Fever
  • Cold and cough
  • Chest pain
  • Irregular heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Swelling of feet
  • Sores in the mouth
  • Back  and joint pain
  • Headache
  • Pain and swelling in nails
  • Swollen, red eyes
  • Vision complications

The doctor prescribes this medicine hence, it is advisable to follow the prescription. Tagrix 80mg tablets are taken orally every day and they can be taken with or without food.

Missed dose

It is advisable to avoid missing any doses. In case you miss a dose of Tagrix 80mg tablets consult your doctor immediately.

Overdose

In case of an overdose due to Tagrix, immediately contact your doctor or any healthcare provider and seek medical attention.

  • Tagrix can cause allergic responses in some patients. Therefore it becomes necessary to read complete information regarding the tablets before starting the use.

 

  • Inform the doctor about all the vitamins, minerals, dietary supplements, and prescription and non-prescription medications you take. 

 

  • Tagrix 80mg can decrease fertility in both men and women

 

  • It is advisable to avoid pregnancy during and till six months after the last dose since Tagrix 80mg tablets can harm the fetus.

 

  • It is advisable to avoid breastfeeding during and till 2 weeks after the last dose of the medicine.

 

  • Avoid consuming alcohol during this treatment

 

  • Avoid operating heavy machinery and driving after taking the Tagrix tablets.

 

  • Inform the doctor about previous health conditions like -
  • Cardiovascular conditions (long QT syndrome, heart failure, high blood pressure)
  • Lung diseases
  • Eye problems
  • Irregular levels of sodium, potassium, and calcium.

Q - What is Tagrix 80mg tablet?

Ans - Tagrix is an anticancer tablet that is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Q - How can I take Tagrix 80 Mg Tablet?

Ans - Tagrix 80mg tablets are taken orally every day depending on the prescription given by the doctor.

Q - From where can I purchase Tagrix 80mg tablets?

Ans – Tagrix 80mg tablets can be purchased from Magicine Pharma at a reasonable price.

Q - Where to store Tagrix 80mg tablets?

Ans - It is advisable to store the Tagrix 80mg tablets at room temperature.

Q - Can I drink alcohol with Tagrix tablets?

Ans – It is advisable to avoid drinking alcohol during the treatment with Tagrix even though no interactions of both are known.

Q - How long is the treatment with Tagrix 80mg tablets?

Ans - The doctor decides on the course of Tagrix tablets depending on the stage of the cancer and the patient’s health.

Q - Can I drive after consuming Tagrix 80 Mg Tablet?

Ans - It is advisable to avoid driving and operating heavy machinery as Tagrix causes dizziness and seizures.

Q - Is it safe to take Tagrix 80 Mg Tablet during pregnancy?

Ans - It is advisable to avoid pregnancy during and till six weeks after the last dose since Tagrix 80mg tablets can cause harm to the fetus.

Q - What is the strength of Tagrix Tablet?

Ans - Tagrix 80mg tablets are available as 80mg tablets.

Tagrix 80mg tablets can interact with some other prescription and non-prescription medicines and furthermore, affect the health of the patient. Some of the medications to inform the doctor of are –

  • Bepridil
  • Cisapride
  • Pimozide
  • Piperaquine
  • Saquinavir
  • Terfenadine
  • Thioridazine
  • Ziprasidone

 

With disease

Some diseases may show interactions with Tagrix 80mg. Hence, consult your doctor if you have any of these conditions –

  • Cardiovascular disorders (long QT syndrome, heart failure, high blood pressure)
  • Lung diseases
  • Eye problems
  • Irregular levels of sodium, potassium, and calcium.

 

With alcohol

Interactions of alcohol with Tagrix 80mg are unknown. However, it is still advisable to avoid alcohol consumption during the treatment.

Contraindication

Tagrix 80mg tablets should not be prescribed to patients who show allergic responses to some of its components.

Alternate Brands

  • Tagrisso
  • Osicent

 

Reference

Osimertinib Uses, Interactions, Mechanism of Action | DrugBank Online. Available at: https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB09330.

Osimertinib: Medlineplus drug information MedlinePlus. Available at: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a616005.html.

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