Sutent 50mg Capsule

  • Manufacturer : Pfizer Ltd.
  • Composition : Sunitinib 50mg
  • Generally Prescribed For : Kidney Cancer, Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour
  • Estimated Price : 50,633.00 For 7 Capsules Strip

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Uses of Sutent 50mg Capsule

Sutent 50mg Capsule is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Kidney Cancer, Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour

Side effects of Sutent 50mg Capsule

The most common side effects of Sutent 50mg Capsule are - Nausea, Vomiting, Weakness, Rash, Abdominal Pain, Loss of Appetite, Fatigue, Fever, Dry Skin, Bleeding, Hypertension, Diarrhoea, Constipation

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Sutent 50mg Capsule

Do not use Sutent 50mg Capsule if you are allergic to - Sunitinib

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Sutent 50mg Capsule.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Sutent 50mg Capsule works

Sutent 50mg Capsule contains - Sunitinib

Sunitinib is a multi-kinase inhibitor targeting several receptor tyrosine kinases, which are involved in tumor growth, pathologic angiogenesis, and metastatic progression of cancer.

Dosage of Sutent 50mg Capsule

The dosage of Sutent 50mg Capsule depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Sutent 50mg Capsule

If you forget to take a dose of Sutent 50mg Capsule, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Interaction

Drug :- Azole antifungals, CYP3A4 inducers (carbamazepine, dexamethasone, phenobarbital, phenytoin, rifabutin, rifampin, rifapentine): May decrease sunitinib level and effects.

Bevacizumab: May enhance hypertensive effect of sunitinib and increase risk of microangiopathic hemolytic anemia.

QTc interval-prolonging drugs: May increase risk of QTc interval prolongation and ventricular arrhythmias.

Food :- Grapefruit: May increase drug level. Discourage use together.

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