Medicine Overview of Volantis Tablet
Side effects of Volantis Tablet
Weakness, Sinus inflammation, Infection, Fever, Cough, Fatigue, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Otitis media (infection of ear), Diarrhoea, Upper respiratory tract infection.
How to use Volantis 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Volantis 5mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Volantis Tablet works
Volantis 5mg tablet suppresses the activity of body's immune system and prevents rejection of the transplanted organ.
In Depth Information on Volantis Tablet
Expert advice for Volantis Tablet
- Do not start everolimus and consult your doctor if you have liver problems, diabetes, high blood cholesterol, had a recent surgery or have unhealed wound after surgery, have infection, previously had hepatitis, are pregnant or breast-feeding or have intolerance to some sugars.
- Seek medical advice if you have increased thirst or increased frequency of urination, if you get any infection, suffer from shortness of breath, cough or fever, need to receive any vaccination after taking everolimus.
- Everolimus may affect male or female fertility; consult your doctor if you are planning to have a child.
- Do not drive or operate machinery while taking everolimus as it may cause fatigue.
Special precautions for Volantis 5mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Volantis 5mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Volantis 5mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactatio+more
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Volantis 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.+more
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery....
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Volantis 5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney d+more
isease. No dose adjustment of Volantis 5mg Tablet is recommended....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Frequently asked questions for Volantis 5mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Everolimus
Volantis is a targeted therapy drug (mTOR inhibitor) and not a traditional chemotherapeutic agent
Volantis is not cytotoxic, it is a biological therapy for breast cancer
Volantis is administered 10 mg once daily orally as tablet with a glass of water
Generally Volantis works for about 30 hours, however it may depend on the individual taking the medicine.
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