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Lenvima 10 mg Capsule

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Overview

Uses of Lenvima Capsule
Lenvima 10 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of thyroid cancer.
Lenvima Capsule side effects
Common
  • Tiredness
  • Joint pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Decreased appetite
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Mouth sore
  • Peripheral edema
  • Stomach pain
  • Rash
  • Cough
  • Weight loss
  • Bleeding
  • Skin peeling
  • Itching
  • Skin redness
  • Hoarseness of voice
How to use Lenvima 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. Lenvima 10 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Lenvima Capsule works
Lenvatinib is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor. It works by blocking an abnormal protein that promotes growth of cancer cells. It also blocks the VEGF receptor which is responsible for formation of new blood vessels. This cuts off oxygen and nutrient supply to cancer cells due to which they stop growing.
Lenvima Capsule related warnings
Alcohol
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lenvima 10 mg Capsule 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
CAUTION
Lenvima 10 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Lenvima 10 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 11th Sep 2018.
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MRP
26800
10 capsules in 1 strip
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