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Tarceva® (erlotinib) is a prescription medication used to treat lung cancer and, when used in combination with another medicine, to treat cancer of the pancreas. The medication is approved for adults only and comes in the form of a daily tablet. Tarceva is sold in the following strengths:
 
  • 25 mg
  • 100 mg
  • 150 mg.
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Your dosage will be determined by your healthcare provider, based on factors such as the type of cancer being treated, whether you smoke, and whether you are taking other medications.
 
(For more details, click Tarceva. This article explores how the tablets work, what to expect while using them, and why they may not be suitable for everyone.)
 
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