Votrient 200mg Tablet is a protein kinase inhibitor used in the treatment of kidney cancer and soft tissue sarcoma.
Votrient 200mg Tablet should be taken on an empty stomach, but try to have it at the same time every day to get the most benefits.
Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised.
Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to. click here: votrient 200mg
most common side effects
Diarrhea and high blood pressure are the most common side effects of this medicine. Doctor may advise for regular monitoring of your blood pressure while on treatment. Drink plenty of fluids to overcome diarrhea or consult with your doctor if it bothers you. This medicine may reduce the number of blood cells in your blood, thereby, increasing the susceptibility to infections. Hence, inform your doctor if you experience fever, flu-like symptoms and shortness of breath.
Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have heart disease, liver, or kidney problems or are taking any medicines to treat infections. 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 VOTRIENT TABLET
- Kidney cancer
- Soft tissue sarcoma
BENEFITS OF VOTRIENT TABLET
In Kidney cancer
In Soft tissue sarcoma
SIDE EFFECTS OF VOTRIENT TABLET
Common side effects of Votrient
- Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
- Change in color of hair
- High blood pressure
- Decreased appetite
- Weight loss
- Taste change
- Abnormal skin pigmentation
- Hair discoloration
- Tumor pain
HOW TO USE VOTRIENT TABLET
HOW VOTRIENT TABLET WORKS
Use of Votrient Tablet is not advised in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.
Q. Is Votrient 200mg Tablet a chemotherapy medicine?
Votrient Tablet works by preventing the activity of proteins that are involved in the growth and spread of cancer cells.
Q. How should I take Votrient 200mg Tablet?
Q. Can Votrient 200mg Tablet be taken with food?
Q. How will I know if Votrient 200mg Tablet is helping me?
Q. Are there any food restrictions while I’m taking Votrient 200mg Tablet?
Q. How long I have to take Votrient Tablet?
Q. What is the most important information I need to know about Votrient 200mg Tablet?
If you experience any of the following symptoms such as discoloration of the skin or eyes (yellowing), dark urine, extreme tiredness, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, pain in the upper right part of the stomach, or unusual bleeding or bruising, call your doctor immediately.
Your doctor may ask you to take some lab tests before you start taking Votrient.
After you start taking Votrient, you may need to take those lab tests at weeks 3, 5, 7 and 9 and then at months 3 and 4. Your doctor may also prescribe additional tests if necessary. Periodic testing should then continue after 4 months.