Information about Axitinib
Axitinib is used in the treatment of kidney cancer.
How axitinib works
Axitinib 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.
Common side effects of axitinib
Headache, Nausea, Rash, Breathing difficulty, Joint pain, Difficulty in speaking, Decreased level of thyroid hormones, Pain in extremity, Haemorrhage, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Dyspepsia, Dry skin, Diarrhoea, Increased blood pressure, Decreased appetite, Cough, Altered taste, Hand-foot syndrome, Constipation, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Protein in urine
Available Medicine for Axitinib
- ₹8347 to ₹83474Pfizer Ltd3 variant(s)
Expert advice for Axitinib
- Inform your doctor if you have gastrointestinal infection, ulcer, or undergone gastrointestinal surgeries.
- Discontinue the use of axitinib, 24 hours prior to a scheduled surgery.
- Your blood pressure, liver function and thyroid function will be monitored before and during axitinib treatment.
- Do not take this drug if you are allergic to Axitinib or any of its ingredients.
- Seek immediate medical attention if you suffer from bleeding problems, severe stomach pain that lasts longer, fits, changes in vision, excessive tiredness, swelling of the abdomen, legs or ankles, shortness of breath, or protruding neck veins.
Frequently asked questions for Axitinib
Q. Is Axitinib approved by FDA?
Yes, Axitinib is approved by FDA.