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TAGRISSO 80MG TABLET_1
TAGRISSO 80MG TABLET_2
TAGRISSO 80MG TABLET_1
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TAGRISSO 80MG TABLET

Prescription Required

Salt Composition : Osimertinib

Manufacturer : ASTRAZENECA PHARMA INDIA LTD

Origin of Medicine : United Kingdom

MRP: 151670
Price :116150
You Save :35520 (23%)

10 Tablet(s) In A Strip

PAP Information :    Buy 1, get 2 Free. Contact us for latest updates.


Patient Assistance Programs
Know About PAP

Astrazeneca Pharma India Limited through their authorized Patient Assistance Program managers have reduced the overall burden for patients that are prescribed Tagrisso by ensuring that for every single strip purchase, two strips are given free of charge. This is valid for Indian patients only that have a valid prescription from a medical oncologist. Other conditions including submission of test reports are mandatory. Please note that MrMed does not play any role in the PAP program and offers a free of charge consultation to patients to understand the program and provides necessary information about the program. Any patient can avail of the PAP program if deemed eligible by Astrazeneca and do not necessarily need to purchase the medication from MrMed. 

 

Further information of the program can be availed using the following links: 

https://www.tagrisso.com/stage-4/support/register.html

 

 

Patient Assistance Programs

Astrazeneca Pharma India Limited through their authorized Patient Assistance Program managers have reduced the overall burden for patients that are prescribed Tagrisso by ensuring that for every single strip purchase, two strips are given free of charge. This is valid for Indian patients only that have a valid prescription from a medical oncologist. Other conditions including submission of test reports are mandatory. Please note that MrMed does not play any role in the PAP program and offers a free of charge consultation to patients to understand the program and provides necessary information about the program. Any patient can avail of the PAP program if deemed eligible by Astrazeneca and do not necessarily need to purchase the medication from MrMed. 

 

Further information of the program can be availed using the following links: 

https://www.tagrisso.com/stage-4/support/register.html

 

 

Introduction to Tagrisso 80mg Tablet

Tagrisso 80mg tablet contains the active substance Osimertinib. It is an antineoplastic drug that belongs to the class protein kinase inhibitor. It is used to treat adults with a type of lung cancer called non-small cell lung cancer. If a test has shown that your cancer has certain changes in a gene called EGFR (epidermal growth factor receptor), then your cancer will likely respond to treatment with this medicine. 

Tagrisso 80mg tablet can be given to you after the complete removal of your cancer as a post-surgical adjuvant treatment. It can also be given as the first-line medication for cancer that has spread to other body parts. It is also used to treat certain types of  NSCLC that have spread to other body parts in adults who could not be treated successfully with similar chemotherapy medications.  Do not give this medicine to children or adolescents under the age of 18.   

Do not take Tagrisso 80mg tablet if you are allergic to Osimertinib or any other ingredients of this medicine. Before initiating the treatment, inform your physician if you have kidney, heart, or eye problems and if you have suffered from lung inflammation. Report any symptoms of difficulty breathing together with a cough or fever, severe peeling of your skin, persistent fever, bleeding or bruising more easily, increased tiredness, pale skin, and infection.


Uses of Tagrisso 80mg Tablet

  • Certain types of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

Therapeutic Effects of Tagrisso 80mg Tablet

Tagrisso 80mg tablet is a kinase inhibitor that works by blocking epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) and may help to slow or stop your lung cancer from growing. It may also help to reduce the size of the tumor and prevent the tumor from reoccurring again after being removed by the surgery. 


Interaction of Tagrisso 80mg Tablet with other drugs

Inform your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, nutritional and vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications may interact with the effects of Tagrisso 80mg tablet and reduce its effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects. 


More Information about Tagrisso 80mg Tablet

  • Store Tagrisso 80mg tablet at room temperature (25°C)
  • keep the tablet away from the reach of children and pets.
  • If you forgot to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose.
  • Do not take a double dose to make up a forgotten dose.

How to consume Tagrisso 80mg Tablet

Your doctor will decide the dose and duration of the treatment based on your disease condition, severity, and other factors. Take the tablets as prescribed by your doctor. Do not break, crush, split, or chew the tablets. Swallow the tablet whole with a glass of water. Take this medicine with or without food.  If you cannot swallow the tablets, you can dissolve them as per your doctor's advice. 


Safety Advices for Tagrisso 80mg Tablet

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Pregnancy

  

Tagrisso 80mg tablet is unsafe to administer in pregnant women because it may affect the fetus. Inform your physician if you are pregnant, suspect pregnancy, or planning to become pregnant. Using an effective birth control method during the treatment and for 2 months after your last dose is necessary.  

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Breast Feeding

  

Breastfeeding is not recommended in patients taking Tagrisso 80mg tablet because the medicine passes into the breast milk in small amounts and may harm your baby. 

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Tagrisso 80mg tablet can be used in patients with other lung disorders. Consult your doctor if you have any lung diseases before starting the treatment.

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Liver

  

Tagrisso 80mg tablet is safe when administered in patients with liver diseases. Dose adjustments are not necessary for mild, moderate, or severe liver failure. Inform your physician if you have liver problems before initiating the therapy.  

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Alcohol

  

It is unknown whether it is safe to consume alcohol when taking Tagrisso 80mg tablet. Consult your doctor for more advice.

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Driving

  

It doesn't affect your ability to drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Tagrisso 80mg tablet. Consult your doctor if you have faced any difficulties. 


Side Effects of Tagrisso 80mg Tablet

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

 Common

  • Low WBC and platelets
  • Diarrhea, decreased appetite
  • Anemia
  • Rash
  • Muscle and joint pain
  • Nail changes
  • Dry skin
  • Tiredness
  • Cough
  • Inflamed and sore mouth 

Serious

  • Decreased heart function, irregular heartbeats
  • Breathing difficulty together with a cough or fever
  • Eye problems
  • Anemia
  • Skin lesions

Word of Advice

Tagrisso 80mg tablet may interact with oral contraceptives; hence discuss with your doctor the most appropriate method of contraception. If you are a male patient with a female partner of reproductive potential, use contraceptives during the treatment and for 4 months after the last dose. Your doctor will regularly do lab tests to check whether the medicine works. Do not breastfeed during the treatment with this medicine and for 2 weeks after your last dose. This medicine may impair fertility in females and males of reproductive potential; consult your doctor if you are planning for pregnancy. 


FAQs

Q 1. What foods to avoid when taking Tagrisso 80mg tablet?

The effectiveness of the medication can be reduced by certain types of foods, such as grapefruit. Consult your doctor for more advice on diet and nutrition.

Q 2. What is the best time of day to take Tagrisso 80mg tablet?

Take Tagrisso 80mg tablet as advised by your doctor. Take the tablet at the same time every day. Swallow the tablet whole with water.

Q 3. Does Tagrisso 80mg tablet shrink tumors?

Tagrisso 80mg tablet has been shown to be effective at shrinking tumors in patients and slowing down the worsening of cancer.

Q 4. Can Tagrisso 80mg tablet be given to patients with kidney problems?

Tagrisso 80mg tablet is safe when prescribed to patients with kidney problems. No dose adjustments are necessary. Inform your physician if you have any kidney problems.

Q 5. Does Tagrisso 80mg tablet cause hair loss?

Although uncommon, Tagrisso 80mg tablet can cause hair loss. Consult your doctor if you have more hair fall.

Q 6. Can I take antibiotics with Tagrisso 80mg tablet?

Tagrisso 80mg tablet may interact with certain antibiotics and decrease the effectiveness of the medicine. Inform your physician about all the medicines, including over-the-counter medicines that you are taking or have taken before.


Fact Box of Tagrisso 80mg Tablet

Molecule name: Osimertinib 

Therapeutic class: Antineoplastics

Pharmacological class: Tyrosine kinase inhibitor

Indications: Treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)


References

  1. TAGRISSO 80 mg film-coated tablets - Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) - (emc) [Internet]. www.medicines.org.uk. [Revised on July 2022] [cited 2023 Mar 28]. Available from: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/7615/pil
  2. Highlights Of Prescribing Information - Osimertinib. [revised on 2020] [cited 2023 Mar 28]. Available from: https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2020/208065s021lbl.pdf
  3. Edward Chu, Cancer Chemotherapy, Lange’s Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, 14th Edition, 2018, 948-976.

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