TAGRISSO may cause serious side effects, including:
lung problems. TAGRISSO may cause lung problems that may lead to death. Symptoms may be similar to those symptoms from lung cancer. Tell your doctor right away if you have any new or worsening lung problem symptoms, including trouble breathing, shortness of breath, cough, or fever.
heart problems, including heart failure. TAGRISSO may cause heart problems that may lead to death. Your doctor should check your heart function before you start taking TAGRISSO and during treatment. Call your doctor right away if you have any of the following signs and symptoms of a heart problem: feeling like your heart is pounding or racing, shortness of breath, swelling of your ankles and feet, feeling lightheaded.
Before taking TAGRISSO, tell your doctor if you:
have lung or breathing problems
have heart problems, including a condition called long QTc syndrome
have problems with your electrolytes, such as sodium, potassium, calcium or magnesium
are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. TAGRISSO can harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor right away if you become pregnant during TAGRISSO treatment or think you may be pregnant.
- Females who are able to become pregnant should use an effective birth control during TAGRISSO treatment and for 6 weeks after the final TAGRISSO dose.
- Males who have female partners that are able to become pregnant should use effective birth control during TAGRISSO treatment and for 4 months after the final TAGRISSO dose.
are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if TAGRISSO passes into your breast milk. Do not breastfeed during TAGRISSO treatment and for 2 weeks after your final TAGRISSO dose. Talk to your doctor about the best way to feed your baby during this time.
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, or herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take a heart or blood pressure medicine.
The most common side effects of TAGRISSO are:
changes in your nails, including: redness, tenderness, pain, inflammation, brittleness, separation from nailbed, and shedding of nails
Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
These are not all the possible side effects of TAGRISSO. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at
What is TAGRISSO?
TAGRISSO is a prescription medicine used to treat non-small cell lung cancer... read more (NSCLC). TAGRISSO may be used when your NSCLC has spread to other parts of the body and:
has a certain type of abnormal epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene, called T790M, and
you have had previous treatment with an EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor medicine and it has stopped working
Your doctor will perform a test to make sure that TAGRISSO is right for you.
Please see accompanying full Prescribing Information including Patient Information.