Votrient 200 Mg
Votrient 200 Mg Pazopanib is a type of biological therapy called a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI). Tyrosine kinases are proteins which act as chemical messengers (enzymes) in cells. There are a number of different tyrosine kinases and they stimulate cancer cells to grow. Pazopanib blocks a number of these proteins and is called a multi tyrosine kinase inhibitor (multi TKI). It stops cancer cells forming blood vessels that they need in order to grow. This is called anti-angiogenesis treatment.
Drug = Pazopanib
Strength = 200 Mg
Manufacturer = Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
How To Take
Take Votrient 200 Mg in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Votrient 200 Mg is to be taken empty stomach.
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Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
High blood pressure
Have or had liver problems. Have high blood pressure.Have heart problems or an irregular heartbeat including QT prolongation.
Have a history of a stroke. Have headaches, seizures, or vision problems. Have coughed up blood in the last 6 months. Had bleeding of your stomach or intestines in the last 6 months.
Have a history of a tear (perforation) in your stomach or intestine, or an abnormal connection between two parts of your gastrointestinal tract (fistula).Have had blood clots in a vein or in the lung.
Votrient 200 Mg is used to treat kidney cancer. It may also be used to treat certain other types of cancer (soft tissue sarcoma). Pazopanib belongs to a class of drugs known as tyrosine kinase inhibitors. It works by decreasing the blood supply to the cancer tumor to slow tumor growth.
This medication should not be used in children, especially younger than 2 years of age, because of the risk of serious side effects.