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Sprycel 50 mg Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION

Overview

Sprycel Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Rash
  • Headache
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Low blood platelets
  • Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
  • Breathing difficulty
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Fatigue
  • Infection
  • Fever
  • Bleeding

How to use Sprycel 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. Sprycel 50 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Sprycel Tablet works

Sprycel 50 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.

Sprycel Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Sprycel 50 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
UNSAFE
Sprycel 50 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during lactation. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Take special care when driving in case you experience side effects such as dizziness and blurred vision with Sprycel 50 mg Tablet.
Kidney
Sprycel 50 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Sprycel 50 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
Sprycel 50 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Sprycel 50 mg Tablet is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Sprycel Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Sprycel 50 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.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Sprycel 50 mg Tablet is used for the treatment of thyroid cancer.
  • Take it with or without food, preferably at the same time each day.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Use a reliable contraceptive method to prevent pregnancy while you are taking this medicine and for a month after you stop taking it.
  • Monitor your blood pressure regularly while taking this medication. Inform your doctor if you notice symptoms of very high blood pressure such as severe headache, confusion, problems with your eyesight, nausea or vomiting.
  • It may cause serious bleeding problem. Inform your doctor if you get headaches, stomach pain or if you notice blood in your urine or stools.
  • Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

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suggest any medicine to recover from low haemoglobin .I have blood cancer and heart problems too. My haemoglobin remains between 8 - 10 .Suggest me some remedy to rise and maintain the minimum haemoglobin of 12 ?
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Regularly take kwath of bhuiamla 20 ml twice, tablet abhrlauh 20 ml twice after meal
Medicine for first stage blood cancer
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Need to consult face to face , kindly consult to ayurvedic doctor at your local city.
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