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How does GILOTRIF work?

What does GILOTRIF do?



If your doctor has prescribed GILOTRIF, it is because you have been tested and found to have certain types of abnormal epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene mutations. Abnormal EGFR gene mutations are also referred to as EGFR mutations or EGFR M+. GILOTRIF works by attaching to these EGFR M+ molecules, and helping to block these cancer-causing signals.

WHAT IS GILOTRIF?

GILOTRIF is a prescription medicine used to treat people with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC):

• that has certain types of abnormal epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) genes. Your doctor will perform a test to check for certain types of abnormal EGFR genes, and make sure that GILOTRIF is right for you. GILOTRIF may be used when you have not had previous treatment for cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. It is not known if GILOTRIF is safe and effective in treating lung cancer with other abnormal EGFR genes.


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• that is squamous type and has spread to other parts of the body after you have tried chemotherapy that contains platinum.

It is not known if GILOTRIF is safe and effective in children.