Were you looking for information about Iressa? Iresa is a common misspelling of Iressa.
As a prescription chemotherapy drug, Iressa® (gefitinib) is used for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer in adults. It is comes as a tablet that is usually taken once daily.
Because this drug has not been shown to help people survive longer, the manufacturer of Iressa has stopped making this medication for use in the United States. In fact, the use of Iressa is restricted to people who are already taking this drug and are benefiting from it, or people who have benefited from Iressa treatment in the past.
(Click Iressa to learn more, including details on what to discuss with your healthcare provider before starting treatment. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)