Sorafenib 200mg tablets are used to treat patients suffering from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC),it is a very common type of liver cancer. It is basically an anti-cancer agent that aims at improving the overall living conditions of patients who are suffering from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Nexavar Sorafenib tablets are mainly used to treat kidney, liver and thyroid cancer. Sorafenib 200mg tablets help in lowering the amount of cancer cells in one’s body.
Sorafenib 200mg tablets can be bought online from medixo centre. It is a prescription medicine that should be taken under proper medical guidance. The medication should be taken orally by mouth on an empty stomach wither 1 hour before the meal or 2 hours after the meal as directed by your doctor, i.e generally twice a day.
The doses of the medicine depends upon your body’s reaction to the medication unnecessarily increasing the dose can lead in an increase of serious side effects. The doses should be taken regularly at a fixed time every day.
Sorafenib 200mg tablets are absorbed deeply by the skin and lungs, hence, pregnant women should not take the medication and should not be breathing the dust from these tablets to avoid birth defects in the new born. Sorafenib 200mg tablets by cipla should be kept away from children and should not be shared with anyone else.
Mechanism Of Action
Sorafenib200mg is an anti-cancer medication that helps in the treatment of Liver, Kidney and Thyroid Cancer by blocking abnormal protein signals that help the cancer cells multiply. It slows and steadily stops the growth of cancer cells in one’s body. These tablets should be swallowed as a whole with water and should not be broken into parts or chewed. Sorafenib 200mg tablets by cipla cost in US$5,400/ per month and can also be bought online from Medixo centre at very affordable price.
Common side effects of sorafenib 200mg tablets are:
Loss of appetite
Changes in taste
Rashes, itching & swelling on face, tongue and throat,
Chest, jaw and left arm pain
If any of these effects worsen you should immediately consult a doctor and seek proper advice. Some serious side effects might lead to constant fluctuation in blood pressure for which a doctor should prescribe a proper medicine.
The medication affects thyroid differently and can lead to:
Slow heartbeat and,
Sorafenib 200mg tablets can lead to a hand-foot syndrome; a skin allergy in which the patients might face redness, blisters and burning of hand and feet. However, if hand-foot syndrome is severe the doctor should put you on another medicine that could delay the treatment of Sorafenib 200mg tablets.
Before prescribing sorafenib 200mg tablets your doctor should be aware that:
You do not have any allergy from the drug
Of your medical history related to bleeding issues and heart problems
You do not have low levels of potassium and magnesium in the blood as it can increase the chances of QT prolongation
Of the non-prescribed drugs, herbal products or any supplements that you take
Elder people are more sensitive to QT prolongation
That you are not pregnant or breastfeeding
One should not conceive until two weeks after stopping the treatment and female partners of male patients should also avoid conceiving until two weeks.