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Iressa: Oral tablet

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Iressa 250mg Tab
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Pill Identification: IRESSA 250 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Iressa: Oral tablet

What is this medicine?

GEFITINIB (ge FI ti nib) is a chemotherapy drug. It targets a specific enzyme within cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat advanced non-small cell lung cancer. To receive this medicine, you will be enrolled in the Iressa Access Program. The medicine will be provided by a special mail-order pharmacy.

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