Introduction (Tykerb-30 Tab)
Tykerb-30 Tab is used in the treatment of HER-2-positive breast cancer in women. It originates from the tumor and spread to other organs of the body. It belongs to a group of medicine called Antineoplastic which contains Lapatinib. It is used to reduce or stop cancer cells from growing. Lapatinib is generally prescribed with other cancer medicine like capecitabine and trastuzumab. It is for the patient with negative breast cancer an aromatase inhibitor. It is for patients with sensitive breast cancer. Generally HER-2 positive is breast cancer which is called
human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 helps in promoting cancer cells. It will take according to the doctor’s advice. While taking Tykerb-30 Tab a patient need to take some precaution like avoiding consumption of alcohol, use of any other medicine any other disease like diarrhea, rash, or dry skin.
The benefit of Tykerb-30 Tab
- The tykerb-30 tab contains active ingredients like Lapatinib.
- It is a group of medicine that contains a protein called kinase inhibitors.
- In combination with other medicine, Tykerb-30 Tab is used to treat some types of advanced and metastatic cancer. Tykerb-30 is used to treat breast cancer that spreads in the breast.
- This breast cancer generally grows due to the presence of hormones like estrogen and progesterone. Tykerb-30 is used to treat hormone-sensitive tumours. Tykerb-30 Tab helps to slow down or to stop the cancer cell from growing.
Side Effect of Tykerb-30 Tab
If a patient uses this medicine without a doctor’s consultation he has to face some side effects like
- Mouth Ulcers
- Shortness of Breath
- Dark Urine
- Trouble in Sleeping
- Hair Loss
- Nose Bleed
- Nail Infection
- Skin Reaction.
How to take Tykerb-30 Tab
- Tykerb-30 Tab is either 1 hour before or after food.
- Take this medicine directed by a physician.
- Avoid this medicine when a patient has any problems like diarrhea, liver and kidney diseases, lungs problem, or a pregnant woman.
- If a patient has a sign of diarrhea please consult with a doctor.
- Avoid alcohol during this medication.
- Avoid driving any other machine.
How Tykerb-30 Tab works
- Tykerb-30 Tab works as an HER-2 inhibitor which interferes with HER-2 inside the cell
- Tykerb-30 Tab limit the amount of breast cancer and stop them from growing more and multiplying it
- Tykerb-30 Tab slows the growth of cancer cells or stops them from growing at later stages.
- Tykerb-30 Tab helps to reduce the symptoms of cancer in patients.
- A patient can continue to take this medicine as long as a doctor consultation.
- While taking this medicine avoid the use of grapefruit juice.
- If a patient has an allergic reaction to the Tykerb-30 Tab please consult to doctor.
What precaution must be taken while taking this medicine?
- The patient should inform the doctor of any side effects.
- Wear sunscreen and protective clothing to minimize sun explore.
- Drink plenty of water.
- Maintain rest and nutrition.
What is the less common side effect of Tykerb-30 Tab?
- Difficult in breathing
- Stomach problem