Composition Sorafenib Tosylate 200mg
Primary Use Liver cancer, Kidney cancer, Thyroid cancer
Medicine Overview of Nexavar Tablet
Uses of Nexavar Tablet
Nexavar 200mg Tablet is used in the treatment of liver cancer, kidney cancer and thyroid cancer.
Nexavar Tablet side effects
Fatigue, Nausea, Loss of appetite, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Hair loss, Weight loss, Rash, Painful blisters on hands and feet.
How to use Nexavar Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Nexavar 200mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach. Avoid Nexavar 200mg Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.
How Nexavar Tablet works
Nexavar 200mg Tablet is an anti-cancer medication. It works by blocking the action of the abnormal protein that signals cancer cells to multiply. This helps to stop or slow the spread of cancer cells.
In Depth Information on Nexavar Tablet
Expert advice for Nexavar Tablet
- Inform the doctor if you are suffering from high blood pressure, bleeding problems, chest pain, heart problems (prolongation of QT interval), kidney problems other than kidney cancer, or liver disease; if you are going to have a surgery or have been recently operated upon.
- Seek immediate medical attention if you experience chest pain, severe dizziness, fainting, sweating or shortness of breath, blood in your urine or stools, abnormal vaginal bleeding, severe stomach pain, coughing up blood, or any bleeding that will not stop while receiving treatment with Sorafenib.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding, sorafenib may decrease fertility in men and women.
- You may need frequent monitoring of fluid balance and electrolytes if you are at risk of renal dysfunction; monitoring of blood calcium levels and thyroid hormones if you are suffering from thyroid cancer.
Nexavar Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Nexavar Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nexavar 200mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy. There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Nexavar 200mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Nexavar 200mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Nexavar 200mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Nexavar 200mg Tablet is recommended. Regular monitoring of blood tests may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
Nexavar 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nexavar 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Nexavar Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Nexavar 200mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.