Medicine Overview of Sutent Capsule
Uses of Sutent Capsule
Side effects of Sutent Capsule
Nausea, Vomiting, Weakness, Edema, Rash, Abdominal pain, Loss of appetite, Dyspepsia, Discoloration of skin, Fatigue, Fever, Dry skin, Bleeding, Increased blood pressure, Diarrhoea, Constipation, Hand-foot syndrome, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Hair discolouration.
How to use Sutent Capsule
How Sutent Capsule works
In Depth Information on Sutent Capsule
Expert advice for Sutent Capsule
- Consult your doctor if you have any of the following medical conditions: high blood pressure, blood disease, bleeding problems, or bruising, heart problems, abnormal blood clots in your arteries or veins causing stroke, chest pain or pain/swelling in legs, hypothyroidism (under-functioning) of thyroid gland, pancreatic or gallbladder disorders, liver problems or jaundice, skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders including infectious/non-infectious skin rashes, diabetes or seizure disorder.
- Tell your doctor if you have or are going to undergo a surgery, including dental surgery.
- Sunitinib can cause dizziness and unusual tiredness. Do not drive or operate machinery or engage in activities requiring mental alertness and coordination, until you feel fine.
- Sunitinib may cause your skin to turn yellow and your hair to lighten and lose color. This is normal and not a cause for concern.
- Your blood pressure should be checked regularly while you are taking sunitinib as it may cause high blood pressure.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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.
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.