Unitinib 400 mg Capsule


Overview

Uses of Unitinib Capsule
Unitinib 400 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of blood cancer (Chronic myeloid leukaemia) and gastrointestinal stromal tumour.
Unitinib Capsule side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhoea
  • Muscle cramp
How to use Unitinib 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. Unitinib 400 mg Capsule is to be taken with food.
How Unitinib Capsule works
Unitinib 400 mg Capsule 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.
Unitinib Capsule related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Unitinib 400 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
Unitinib 400 mg Capsule 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 Unitinib 400 mg Capsule avoid breastfeeding for 8 to 9 hours to reduce the exposure to the baby.
Driving
Unitinib 400 mg Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Unitinib 400 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Unitinib 400 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Unitinib 400 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Unitinib 400 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Unitinib Capsule?
If you miss a dose of Unitinib 400 mg Capsule, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • 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.
  • Water retention and swelling are very common side effects of Unitinib 400 mg Capsule. 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.
  • You have been prescribed Unitinib 400 mg Capsule for the treatment of blood cancer and gastrointestinal stromal tumour.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor your liver function and the number of blood cells in your blood.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Unitinib with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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MODERATE
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MODERATE
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MODERATE
Brand(s): Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit
MODERATE

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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