Description and Brand Names
Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®
US Brand Name
Afatinib is used to treat metastatic (cancer that has already spread) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that has certain types of abnormal epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) genes in patients who have not received any treatments for cancer that has already spread to other parts of the body. This medicine is also used to treat patients with metastatic squamous NSCLC who have received medicines containing platinum but did not work well.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: