Sorafenib

Sorafenib

 

General English name: Sorafenib

Brand: Nexavar

Application: Cancer (such as liver and kidney cancer)

 

 

 

 

Dosage forms of sorafenib

Surafenib Drug Information

Dosage and method of taking sorafenib

Contraindications Sorafenib

Surafenib during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of surafnib on driving and working with machines

Sorafenib drug interactions

Special warnings and precautions while taking surafenib

Side effects of sorafenib

Overdose of surafenib (drug poisoning)

Storage conditions of sorafenib

 

 

 

 

Dosage forms of sorafenib

Tablet

 

Surafenib Drug Information

In cancer, certain cells in the body grow and multiply rapidly and uncontrollably. A drug like surafenib slows the growth of cancer cells. It belongs to a group of anticancer drugs known as kinase inhibitors. It inhibits the chemical signals (kinases) needed for cancer cells to grow. In addition, surafenib prevents the angiogenesis of cancer cells that are needed for them to grow, thereby preventing cancer cells from multiplying and growing. he does.

 

Dosage and method of taking sorafenib

  • Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with Surafenib. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.
  • The dose and amount of medicine varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised. It is usually given as 2 200 mg tablets twice a day.
  • Try to take surafenib at certain times of the day, it is better to take this medicine on an empty stomach (1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal), because it interferes with high-fat foods.
  • If you forget to take your dose on time but soon forget to take it; But if you remember when the next dose is near the hour, do not take the missed dose. You should not take two doses of the medicine together because of the missed dose.

 

Contraindications Sorafenib

Note the expiration date of Surafnib and do not take it if your medicine has expired.

Never give this medicine to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with sorafenib, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Surafenib during pregnancy and lactation

You should not become pregnant or your partner may become pregnant while you are taking this medicine.

 

The effect of surafnib on driving and working with machines

This medicine may cause headaches and fatigue, make sure you are alert before driving or operating machinery.

 

Sorafenib drug interactions

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Drugs that affect the elimination of sorafenib from the body and thus also affect the function of sorafenib include: rifamycins (rifampin, rifabutin), St. John's wort, anticonvulsants (such as carbamazepine, phenytoin).

 

Special warnings and precautions while taking surafenib

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking sorafenib:

  • If you are pregnant or planning to have a baby or breastfeed in the future.
  • If you have an infection or feel sick.
  • If you have vascular disorders or arrhythmias.
  • If you are currently taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have ever been allergic to a particular drug.

 

Side effects of sorafenib

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away after a short time of taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:

Feeling sick, indigestion and heartburn: Eat simple foods and avoid spicy and high-fat foods.

Feeling tired: Do not drive or use tools in this situation.

Diarrhea

 Hair loss, itchy skin rashes: Consult your doctor if any of these are bothersome.

Changes in blood test results, heart problems, high blood pressure: Your doctor will monitor these regularly.

Muscle pain, headache: Ask your doctor to prescribe a suitable painkiller.

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to the use of surafenib.

 

Overdose of surafenib (drug poisoning)

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.

 

Storage conditions of sorafenib

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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