tykerb 250 mg
Praveen Kumar

India

#1 Jun 22, 2012
My mother is suffering from Her2 breast cancer, She gone through all the Chemo, Surgery and Radiation treatments. Now, the Doctor is suggesting to take tykerb 250 mg medicine(1250 MG dose) each day. Please respond if anybody knows about this treatment and its results. Thanks inadvance.

Praveen
R Rajesh

Bangalore, India

#2 Aug 2, 2012
Hello Praveen,

My mother in law was also treated for HER2 Breast CA. She went through four cycles of Chemotherpy, followed by surgery and then another four cycles of chemotherapy. On a routine check up before her radiation treatment, Doctors suggested her to take Lepatinib (Tykerb 250 mg * 5 a day) in combination with Capacitabine (Xeloda 4 nos a day). They said, this is because of some skin nodules in and around the removed area. We have started the treatment with Xeloda, but yet to put her on Tykerb. Just thought of sharing this with you.

In case, if you have started your mom's treatment using Tykerb, your advise on that would be useful for us.

Rajesh

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