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    Pazopanib

    Information about Pazopanib

    Pazopanib uses

    Pazopanib is used in the treatment of kidney cancer and soft tissue sarcoma.

    How pazopanib works

    Pazopanib 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 pazopanib

    Headache, Nausea, Pain, Breathing difficulty, Vomiting, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Fatigue, Diarrhoea, Increased blood pressure, Decreased appetite, Weight loss, Altered taste, Tumor, Abnormal skin pigmentation, Hair discolouration

    Available Medicine for Pazopanib

    • ₹7250 to ₹14500
      Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      2 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Pazopanib

    • Do not start pazopanib and consult your doctor if you have heart or liver disease, heart failure or attack, lung collapse, blood disorders, thyroid problems, stomach or bowel problems, high blood pressure, are pregnant or breastfeeding.
    • Tell your doctor if you suffer from shortness of breath or cough, pass blood in stool or urine, cough blood, or suffer from stomach pain, blurred or impaired vision or you are going to have an operation while on pazopanib treatment.
    • Pazopanib is not recommended in children under 18 years of age.
    • Take effective contraceptive measures while on pazopanib treatment.
    • Do not drive or operate machinery as pazopanib can make you dizzy, tired or weak.

    Frequently asked questions for Pazopanib

    Pazopanib

    Q. Is Pazopanib a chemotherapy drug, cytotoxic?
    Pazopanib is not a chemotherapy drug. It is a cytotoxic drug
    Q. Is Pazopanib FDA approved?
    Pazopanib is FDA approved
    Q. How quickly does Pazopanib work?
    Pazopanib starts working in around 2-4 hours
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    Q. How long does Pazopanib work?
    The effect lasts for about 30 hours.

    Content on this page was last updated on 14 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)