In order to determine if Tarceva is the right medication for you, your healthcare provider needs information on your complete medical history and any other medicines you are taking -- including nonprescription products, vitamins, and supplements. This drug is not right for everyone, and it can react negatively with certain medications.
(Click Tarceva for more information on this drug, including exactly how it works, other possible side effects, what to do in cases of overdose, and more.)
Written by/reviewed by: Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
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