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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Fenitab. Please consult your doctor.
Fenitab is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in s... View More
Fenitab is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Fenitab does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Fenitab is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Fenitab is recommended. Regular monitoring of blood tests may be advised w... View More
Fenitab should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fenitab may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Fenitab belongs to the class of medicines known as tyrosine kinase inhibitors used in the treatment of liver cancer, kidney cancer, and thyroid cancer. ... View More
Uses of Fenitab
- Liver cancer
- Kidney cancer
- Thyroid cancer
Side effects of Fenitab
- Loss of appetite
- Abdominal pain
- Hair loss
- Weight loss
- Painful blisters on hands and feet
How to use Fenitab
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Fenitab is to be taken emp... View More
How Fenitab works
Fenitab is an anti-cancer medication. It works by blocking the action of the abnormal protein that signals cancer cells to multiply. This helps to stop ... View More
What if you forget to take Fenitab?
If you miss a dose of Fenitab, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
- Fenitab is used in the treatment of liver, kidney, and thyroid cancer.
- Take it without food, or with a low fat meal and a full glass of water.
- Take it at the same time everyday to maintain consistent levels in your body.
- Women who could get pregnant should use a reliable method of contraception to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.
- Your doctor may regularly monitor your blood pressure while you are taking this medicine.
- Inform your doctor if you get a skin rash, or any pain, swelling, and redness of your hands and feet while you are taking this medicine.
- Do not change the dose or discontinue use without consulting your doctor.
Renal cell carcinoma, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Thyroid Cancer
Should be taken on an empty stomach. Take on an empty stomach or w/ a low or moderate fat meal. If the patient intends to have a high fat meal, sorafeni... View More
Oral Advanced renal cell carcinoma, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Thyroid Cancer Adult: 400 mg bid. May continue until patient is no longer responding or ... View More
Safety and efficacy not established
Renal Impairment Mild to moderate: Dose adjustment not necessary Severe renal impairment: Not studied
Mode of Action
Sorafenib inhibits cell surface and intracellular kinases to reduce proliferation of tumour cells.
Interrupt teatment if patient develops cardiac infarction, ischaemia and/or bleeding fatalities. Regular monitoring of BP, CBC and platelet is recommend... View More
>10% Thrombocytopenia (12-46%),Anemia (44%),Diarrhea (43%),Rash/desquamation (40%),Fatigue (37%),Abd pain (31%),Hand-foot skin reaction (30%),Weight lo... View More
Inducers of isoenzyme CYP3A4 e.g. carbamazepine, dexamethasone, phenobarbital, phenytoin, rifampicin may decrease sorafenib plasma concentration. Coadmi... View More
Alternative brand for Fenitab
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More