Nerlynx 40mg Neratinib Tablets
Brand Name: Nerlynx
Active Ingredient: Neratinib
Manufactured By: Puma Biotechnology
Packing: Pack of 180 Tablets
Neratinib is an anti-cancer targeted therapy drug. Neratinib is classified as a "Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor." Neratinib is used as adjuvant therapy in people with early-stage breast cancer in which HER2 is overexpressed.
Nerlynx 40mg Tablet
Nerlynx 40mg Tablet is the trade name of Generic Neratinib used to treat Breast Cancer.
Nerlynx Tablet is used to treat adults who have early-stage breast cancer, which:
- is HER2-positive and
- has previously been treated with the medicine trastuzumab.
How to take Nerlynx Tablet
Neratinib tablets come in one strength, 40 mg, taken by mouth.
Take prescribed dose once daily by mouth with food.
Take Nerlynx exactly as prescribed by the specialist.
Take at approximately the same time each day.
Swallow Nerlynx Tablets whole, do not crush, dissolve or open capsules.
Do not change your dose or stop Nerlynx unless your specialist tells you to.
If you miss a dose of neratinib, resume therapy with the next scheduled daily dose; do not replace the missed dose.
Nerlynx Side Effects
Most people will not experience all of the side effects listed for neratinib nerlynx tablet.
Neratinib side effects will improve after therapy is complete.
The following Side Effects are Common
Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting, and Stomach Pain.
The following Side Effects are Less Common
Fatigue, Skin Rash, Pain and Sores inside the mouth, Poor Appetite and Muscle Spasms.
How Nerlynx Works
Neratinib Nerlynx is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) a small molecule that work is blocking transduction signal through the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) HER2. These receptors are accountable for helping cancer cells develop and multiply.
Before taking Nerlynx, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Do not receive any kind of immunization or vaccination without your doctor's approval while taking cabozantinib.
If you are taking digoxin, talk with your doctor. You may need to have your blood work checked more closely while you are taking this drug.