Apotinib 100 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Apotinib Tablet

Apotinib 100 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of blood cancer (Chronic myeloid leukaemia) and stomach cancer.

Apotinib Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhea
  • Muscle cramp

How to use Apotinib 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. Apotinib 100 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Apotinib Tablet works

Apotinib 100 mg 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.

Apotinib Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Apotinib 100 mg 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.
Lactation
Apotinib 100 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
After taking Apotinib 100 mg Tablet avoid breastfeeding for 8 to 9 hours to reduce the exposure to the baby.
Driving
Apotinib 100 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Apotinib 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Apotinib 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Apotinib 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Apotinib 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Apotinib Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Apotinib 100 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Apotinib 100 mg Tablet helps in the treatment of blood cancer and stomach tumour.
  • Always take it with food and a full glass of water.
  • Do not change the dose or discontinue use without consulting your doctor.
  • It may cause dizziness or blurred vision. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor your liver function and the number of blood cells in your blood.
  • Water retention and swelling are very common side effects of Apotinib 100 mg Tablet. Notify your doctor if you have unexpected rapid weight gain.
  • Notify your doctor about all the medications you are taking, including over the counter medicines and dietary supplements.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Apotinib with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Rosidoc, Rosustin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Etovas, Alvastatin, Atalo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
MODERATE
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Itzo
MODERATE
Brand(s): Fungis
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Apotinib

Smears show metastatic mucinous adenocarcinoma.HISTOPATHOLOGY REPORT.sir is there any treatmentSir my mom firstly suffered from stomach pain.Then say about doing ultra sound test which is as:Neoplasm Stomach Pylrus.Fresh blood in corpus .polypoid growth in pylrus biopy taken from HPESir please help doctors already said there is no treatment for this stomach cancer disease
Dr. Sanjay Singh Rai
Cancer Specialist
Cancer is treated based on stage of cancerPlease upload reports of Ultrasound and endoscopy
I want to know the symptoms of cancer as I am a smoker
Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Cancer Specialist
Symptoms for cancer depends upon which organ involved. For smokers , definitely chronic , they have possibility to develop lung cancer, head and neck cancers, oesophagus cancer, pancreatic cancer, stomach cancer and so more on. General symptoms would be like loss of appetite, weight loss, low grade fever in some cases, chronic cough for long time.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 10th Oct 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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