What is Tarceva?

Erlotinib hydrochloride is a drug used to treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), pancreatic cancer and several other types of cancers.

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Hi, my stepfather is taking Tarceva and recently had a horrible nosebleed that sent him to the ER. He is also on oxygen 24/7 and is 88 years old....

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I really appreciate your concern looking to the given history I could say that with history of malignancy of lungs the...

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My daughter in CT has stage 4 cancer, started in her uterus, within a couple of weeks went to her lungs, then to her brain, I was told that it is a...

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Hi, ur daughter probably had a secondaries in the lung i.e spread from the primary cancer elsewhwhere. in this case it is mostly from uterus. but i...

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I have Stage 4 lung Cancer, and changed my Meds to Tarceva. Since I started taking Tarceva I have crusty painful goopy eyelids ,that won't open...

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Tarceva contains erlotinib which can cause dry eyes and inflammation of eyelid.
For your painful goopy eyelids i would suggest lubricating eye drop...

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