Medicine Overview of Sutent Capsule
Uses of Sutent Capsule
Sutent 50mg Capsule is used in the treatment of kidney cancer and gastrointestinal stromal tumour.
Sutent Capsule side effects
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
How to use Sutent Capsule
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 50mg
Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it
at a fixed time.
How Sutent Capsule works
50mg 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 50mg Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
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.
Sutent 50mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Sutent 50mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Sutent 50mg Capsule is recommended.
Sutent 50mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
50mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver
disease. Dose adjustment of Sutent 50mg Capsule may be needed. Please
consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of
Sutent 50mg Capsule in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended
in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
What if you miss a dose of Sutent Capsule?
If you miss a dose of Sutent 50mg Capsule, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.