Gefitinib is used to treat metastatic (cancer that has already spread) non-small cell lung cancer in patients who have specific kinds of abnormal epidermal growth factor (EGFR) genes, and did not receive cancer medicines in the past. Your doctor will conduct a test before you take this medicine.
Gefitinib belongs to a group of medicines called antineoplastics (cancer medicines). It works by intermeddling with the growth of cancer cells, which are ultimately destroyed. This medication is only available under the prescription of your doctor.
The product is available in the following dosing forms: