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As a cancer medication, Tarceva® (erlotinib) often causes side effects in people taking it. For example, in clinical trials, up to 73 percent of people taking this medication experienced fatigue, making it one of Tarceva's most common side effects.
 
Other commonly reported reactions include diarrhea, nausea, and a rash. If you develop any side effects during treatment with this cancer medication, or if something "just doesn't seem right," it's important to contact your healthcare provider.
 
(To read the full-length article on this topic, click Tarceva Side Effects. In addition to providing a detailed list of adverse reactions, this article explains which ones require immediate medical attention.)
 
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