Medicine Overview of Sutent Capsule
Uses of Sutent Capsule
Sutent 25mg Capsule is used in the treatment of kidney cancer and gastrointestinal stromal tumour.
Sutent Capsule side effects
Nausea, Vomiting, Weakness, Edema (swelling), Rash, Abdominal pain, Loss of appetite, Dyspepsia, Discoloration of skin, Fatigue, Fever, Dry skin, Bleeding, Increased blood pressure, Diarrhoea, Constipation, Painful blisters on hands and feet, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Hair discolouration.
How to use Sutent Capsule
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. Sutent 25mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Sutent Capsule works
Sutent 25mg Capsule 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.
Sutent Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Sutent Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Sutent 25mg Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Sutent 25mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Sutent 25mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Sutent 25mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Sutent 25mg Capsule is recommended.
Sutent 25mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sutent 25mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Sutent Capsule?
If you miss a dose of Sutent 25mg Capsule, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.