erlotinib hydrochloride

A drug used to treat certain types of non-small cell lung cancer. It is also used together with gemcitabine to treat pancreatic cancer and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Erlotinib hydrochloride is a type of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitor. Also called erlotinib, CP-358,774, OSI-774, and Tarceva.

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  • erlotinib hydrochloride — er·lo·ti·nib hy·dro·chlo·ride (er loґti nib) an inhibitor of protein tyrosine kinase and epidermal growth factor, used as an antineoplastic in treatment of non–small cell lung cancer and pancreatic cancer; administered orally …   Medical dictionary

  • Erlotinib — Systematic (IUPAC) name …   Wikipedia

  • erlotinib — A drug used to treat certain types of non small cell lung cancer. It is also used together with gemcitabine to treat pancreatic cancer and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Erlotinib is a type of epidermal growth factor… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Tyrosinkinaseinhibitor — Tyrosinkinase Inhibitoren sind neuartige Medikamenten Wirkstoffe, die bisher vor allem bei Tumorerkrankungen zum Einsatz kommen. Seit etwa den 1990er Jahren ist bekannt, dass dysregulierte Tyrosinkinasen häufig eine Schlüsselrolle bei der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tyrosinkinase-Inhibitor — Tyrosinkinase Inhibitoren sind neuartige Medikamenten Wirkstoffe, die bisher vor allem bei Tumorerkrankungen zum Einsatz kommen. Seit etwa den 1990er Jahren ist bekannt, dass dysregulierte Tyrosinkinasen häufig eine Schlüsselrolle bei der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • CP-358,774 — A drug used to treat certain types of non small cell lung cancer. It is also used together with gemcitabine to treat pancreatic cancer and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. CP 358,774 is a type of epidermal growth factor …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • OSI-774 — A drug used to treat certain types of non small cell lung cancer. It is also used together with gemcitabine to treat pancreatic cancer and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. OSI 774 is a type of epidermal growth factor… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Tarceva — A drug used to treat certain types of non small cell lung cancer. It is also used together with gemcitabine to treat pancreatic cancer and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Tarceva is a type of epidermal growth factor… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Tarceva — Tar·ce·va (tahrґsə və) trademark for a preparation of erlotinib hydrochloride …   Medical dictionary

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