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Bderlo 150mg Tablet

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Salt Composition : Erlotinib

Manufacturer : BDR PHARMACEUTICALS INTERNATIONALS PVT LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 2340
Price :1989
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Introduction to Bderlo 150mg Tablet

Bderlo 150mg Tablet is an anticancer medicine containing the active constituent erlotinib. It treats non-small lung cancer (NSCLC) and pancreatic cancer. Cancer is a disorder in which cells multiply in an uncontrolled and abnormal manner. It is usually given in combination with other anticancer medicine, gemcitabine, for patients with metastatic or advanced pancreatic cancers.

Patients need to inform the doctor about the use of contact lenses, any intolerance to sugars, history of eye problems, clotting disorders, or if you take medicines for clotting disorders or cholesterol. Bderlo 150mg Tablet is not recommended for adolescents and children under the age of 18. Do not take this medication with food. Use effective birth control during the treatment and for at least 2 weeks after the last dose. 

Patients are advised not to smoke while being treated with Bderlo 150mg Tablet, as smoking may decrease the amount of medicine in the blood. Wear protective clothing and sunscreen while going outside. Inform the physician if patients develop pain in the eye, blurred vision, cough, fever, shortness of breath, severe abdominal pain, and persistent diarrhea while taking this medicine. 


Uses of Bderlo 150mg Tablet

  • Advanced or metastatic non-small lung cancer (NSCLC)
  • Advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer

Therapeutic Effects of Bderlo 150mg Tablet

Bderlo 150mg Tablet prevents the activity of a protein called epidermal growth factor receptor (EFGR), a protein involved in the spread and growth of cancer cells.
 


Interaction of Bderlo 150mg Tablet with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional and vitamin supplements, and herbal products you take or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with Bderlo 150 mg tablet and cause undesirable side effects. 


More Information about Bderlo 150mg Tablet

Keep out of sight and reach of children. Store at a controlled room temperature between 15°C to 30°C. Do not freeze.


How to consume Bderlo 150mg Tablet

Always take this medicine as prescribed by the doctor. The tablet must be taken at least one hour before or two hours after taking food. Contact the doctor if the patient  missed the dose or took more.


Safety Advices for Bderlo 150mg Tablet

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Pregnancy

  

Taking Bderlo 150mg tablets while pregnant can harm the baby. You should not take this medicine during pregnancy unless your doctor recommends taking it. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to be pregnant before taking this medicine. 

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Breast Feeding

  

You must not take Bderlo 150mg Tablet if you are breastfeeding. Consult your doctor for risks and benefits. 

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Bderlo150 mg Tablets affect the lungs. Please consult your doctor.

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Liver

  

This medicine is not recommended in patients with severe liver diseases. Inform your physician if you have any liver disorders. 

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Alcohol

  

It is unknown whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Bderlo 150 mg Tablets. Please consult your doctor.

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Driving

  

It is not known whether Bderlo 150 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience symptoms affecting your ability to concentrate and react.


Side Effects of Bderlo 150mg Tablet

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them. 

Serious:

  • Persistent or severe diarrhea
  • Pain in the eye, blurred vision
  • Sudden difficulty in breathing accompanied by cough and fever
  • Severe pain in your abdomen
  • Liver failure

Common:

  • Rash, worsened in sun-exposed areas
  • Loss of appetite decreased weight
  • Infection
  • Headache
  • Depression
  • Nausea
  • Mouth irritation
  • Indigestion
  • Hair loss, dry skin, itching, acne, cracked skin
  • Tiredness
  • Inflammation around fingernail
  • Bleeding from nose, stomach, intestines
  • Reduced kidney function

Word of Advice

Inform the doctor if the patient has vision problems, use of contact lenses, clotting disorders, intolerance to sugar, and medication are taken for cholesterol before starting this medication. This medication should not be taken along with the food, and it can be taken either before or after food as it increases the effectiveness of the medication. It is not recommended for individuals below 18 years of age. Inform the doctor about kidney and liver disorders, as this medication is not recommended in patients with kidney and liver disorders. Avoid making plans to have children or during pregnancy because this medicine is highly unsafe and causes harmful effects on the developing baby.


FAQs

Q 1. How should I take a Bderlo 150mg Tablet?

Always take this medicine as prescribed by the doctor. The tablet must be taken at least one hour before or two hours after taking food, and it should be taken at a fixed time daily.

Q 2. Does Bderlo 150mg tablet cause eye dryness?

Yes, this medication can cause eye dryness and conjunctivitis, and hence patients are advised to inform the history of vision problems, and use of contact lenses before taking this medication.

Q 3. Can I take a Bderlo 150mg tablet during pregnancy?

This medication is highly unsafe in pregnancy as it can cause harmful effects in the developing baby. Avoid making plans to have children or during pregnancy while taking this medication.

Q 4. Can I smoke while taking the Bderlo 150mg Tablet?

Avoid smoking while taking this medication, as it can decrease the effectiveness of this medication.

Q 5. How long can I take a Bderlo 150mg Tablet?

Bderlo 150mg Tablet is taken daily as long as prescribed by the doctor, and the duration of time varies from patient to patient depending upon the severity of the disease.

Q 6. Can Bderlo 150mg tablet be used in kidney disorders?

This medication is not recommended in kidney patients as it can worsen the condition of the disease.


Fact Box of Bderlo 150mg Tablet

Molecule name: Erlotinib

Therapeutic class: Tyrosine kinase inhibitor 

Pharmacological class: Anti-Neoplastics

Indications: 

1. Advanced or metastatic non-small lung cancer (NSCLC)

2. Advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer


References

  1. Goodman & Gilman’s, The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Targeted Therapies: Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors, Monoclonal Antibodies, and Cytokines, 12th edition, 2011, 1735-1737.
  2. Mylan, Electronic medicines compendium (emc), [ Revised on Jan 2020] [ Accessed on 14th April 2021], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.11264.pdf
  3. Genentech, US Food and Drug Administration, [ Revised on April 2010] [ Accessed on 14th April 2021], https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2010/021743s14s16lbl.pdf

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