Soranib 200 mg Sorafenib (Nexavar) belongs to the class of medicines known as tyrosine kinase inhibitors used in the treatment of liver cancer. Tablet is used to treat and prevent the growth of certain types of cancers of the liver, kidney, and thyroid. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age.
Fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite, hair loss and diarrhea are some common side effects of this medicine. It might cause high blood pressure, so the doctor may ask you for a regular check-up of blood pressure. You must inform your doctor if you notice severe skin reaction such as skin rash, or any pain, swelling, and redness of your hands and feet.
Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have heart disease, liver, or kidney problems or high blood pressure. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.
USES OF SORANIB TABLET
- Liver cancer
- Kidney cancer
- Thyroid cancer
BENEFITS OF SORANIB TABLET
In Liver cancer
Liver cancer is the cancer that develops in the cells of the liver called hepatocytes. There may be no symptoms present in the early stages of the cancer but as the disease advances to later stages symptoms such as weight loss, stomach pain, vomiting and yellowed skin. Soranib Tablet kills the cancer cells and prevents further growth and spread of cancer to other unaffected areas. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully and do not drink alcohol or smoke. Alcohol intake or smoking can worsen your condition and hinder your recovery.
SIDE EFFECTS OF SORANIB TABLET
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Soranib
- Loss of appetite
- Abdominal pain
- Hair loss
- Weight loss
- Painful blisters on hands and feet