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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Lenva 10. Please consult your doctor.
Lenva 10 may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developin... View More
Lenva 10 is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
It is not known whether Lenva 10 alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and re... View More
Lenva 10 should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lenva 10 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Lenva 10 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lenva 10 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Lenva 10 is an oral receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor used in the treatment of thyroid cancer. Lenva 10 can be taken with or without food, but try to ... View More
Uses of Lenva 10
- Thyroid cancer
Side effects of Lenva 10
- Decreased appetite
- Erythema (skin redness)
- Hoarseness of voice
- Joint pain
- Mouth sore
- Muscle pain
- Peripheral edema
- Skin peeling
- Stomach pain
- Weight loss
How to use Lenva 10
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Lenva 10 may be taken with or without food, but i... View More
How Lenva 10 works
Lenva 10 is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor. It works by blocking the oxygen and nutrient supply to cancer cells due to which they stop growing.
- Lenva 10 is used for the treatment of thyroid cancer.
- Take it with or without food, preferably at the same time each day.
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
- Use a reliable contraceptive method to prevent pregnancy while you are taking this medicine and for a month after you stop taking it.
- Monitor your blood pressure regularly while taking this medication. Inform your doctor if you notice symptoms of very high blood pressure such as severe... View More
- It may cause serious bleeding problem. Inform your doctor if you get headaches, stomach pain or if you notice blood in your urine or stools.
- Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Patients with locally recurrent or metastatic, progressive, radioactive iodine-refractory differentiated, thyroid cancer. In combination with everolimus... View More
Swallow capsule whole May take with or without food Take at the same time each day
Adult Differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) 24 mg once daily. Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) 18 mg in combination w/ everolimus 5 mg once daily. Patient... View More
Patient w/ severe renal impairment Initially 14 mg once daily for DTC. 10 mg once daily for RCC.
Mode of Action
Receptor tyrosine kinase (RTK) inhibitor that inhibits the kinase activities of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) receptors VEGFR1 (FLT1), VEGFR... View More
Monitor BP after 1 wk of treatment then every 2 wk for the 1st 2 month & monthly thereafter. Monitor urine protein regularly. Actively managed GI toxici... View More
>10% Percentages are for all grades of adverse effects unless otherwise noted Hypertension (73%),Diarrhea (67%),Fatigue (67%),Arthralgia/myalgia (62... View More
Decreased exposure w/ oral CYP3A4/Pgp substrates [eg, astemizole, terfenadine, cisapride, pimozide, quinidine, bepridil or ergot alkaloids (ergotamine, ... View More
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