Why do I need this medicine?
Erlotinib is used to treat cancer of the lungs.
This medicine is also used together with other medicine to treat cancer of the pancreas.
How do I take this medicine?
Take Erlotinib exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.
This medicine should be taken on an empty stomach at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal. Try to take it at the same time each day.
Erlotinib must be taken regularly for it to be effective. Continue taking this medicine even when you feel better. Do not stop taking it unless instructed by the doctor.