* Not a rare disease
Other Names for this Disease
Your QuestionI have multiple sclerosis (MS). Several other members of my family also have this condition. My doctor wants to treat me with Tarceva. Do you have information related to the use of this medication for MS?
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Tarceva is in a class of medications called kinase inhibitors. It works by blocking the action of an abnormal protein that signals cancer cells to multiply. This helps slow or stop the spread of cancer cells.
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. We encourage you to ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information. Click here to learn more about this medication.
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