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WHAT IS LAPATINIB DITOSYLATE ?
Lapatinib is a targeted therapy. Lapatinib is classified as a signal transduction inhibitor - tyrosine kinase inhibitor, inhibitor of EGFR and HER2.
Tykerb is an antineoplastic drug that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. It is mainly used to treat a certain type of hormone-related breast cancer that has progressed or spread after treatment with other cancer medicines.
POSSIBLE SIDE - EFFECTS OF LAPATINIB DITOSYLATE
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Lapatinib can cause severe or fatal liver problems. Call your doctor right away if you have: upper stomach pain, itching, dark urine, clay-colored stools, or jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).
Also call your doctor at once if you have:
a headache with chest pain and severe dizziness, fainting, fast or pounding heartbeats;
severe or ongoing diarrhea;
new or worsening cough, wheezing, chest pain, feeling short of breath; or
severe skin reaction--fever, sore throat, swelling in your face or tongue, burning in your eyes, skin pain followed by a red or purple skin rash that spreads (especially in the face or upper body) and causes blistering and peeling.
Common side effects may include:
indigestion, loss of appetite;
nausea, vomiting, diarrhea;
rash, itching, dry skin;
pain or redness on the palms of your hands or the soles of your feet;
problems with your fingernails or toenails;
feeling weak or tired;
nosebleeds, mouth sores;
thinning hair; or
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
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