Multiple Manufacturers


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Multiple Manufacturers

Iressa HCPCS:


HCPCS Code Descriptor:

Gefitinib, oral, 250 mg


J Code

Iressa NDCs:

60505-4512-03, 50742-0366-30, 69339-0168-03, 00310-0482-30

Primary Type:


Generic/Specialty Status:


Package Type:

Not Found

Route of Administration:


Iressa CPT Codes:

-81235 - EGFR (epidermal growth factor receptor) (eg, non-small cell lung cancer) gene analysis, common variants (eg, exon 19 LREA deletion, L858R, T790M, G719A, G719S, L861Q)

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Potential NDC Listing Errors:

We have identified listing errors with the following NDCs:


About Iressa:

IRESSA is a medication manufactured by multiple manufacturers and aligned to the J Code: J8565. IRESSA is administered via the oral route of administration.

IRESSA is a cancer medication that belongs to the class of drugs known as antineoplastic epidermal growth factor inhibitor. It works by slowing down and stopping the growth of cancer cells by blocking the epidermal growth factor protein. IRESSA is often used to treat certain types of lung cancer. This drug is manufactured by Astrazeneca and is aligned to the HCPCS code J8565. IRESSA has aligned to the HCPCS code since January 2015 and is still aligned to this code.


J8565 Added Date:

January 1, 2005

J8565 Effective Date:

January 1, 2015

J8565 Termination Date:

HCPCS Active

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IRESSA prescribing information can be found at the link below. Please reach out to us if you believe this information to be innacurate or out of date.
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