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Regorafenib

Regorafenib Information

Regorafenib Benefits & Uses

Regorafenib is used to treat the following -

  1. Colorectal Cancer Primary
  2. लिवर कैंसर
  3. Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

Regorafenib Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Regorafenib

Regorafenib

Regorafenib Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Regorafenib is used -

  1. Rash
  2. Weakness
  3. Reduced blood platelets
  4. Haemorrhage
  5. Nausea or vomiting
  6. Pain in Extremity
  7. Infection
  8. Hair Loss Mild
  9. Fever Mild
  10. Anemia Severe
  11. Diarrhoea
  12. Increased blood pressure
  13. Loss of appetite
  14. Mucosal Inflammation
  15. Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)

Regorafenib Related Warnings

Is the use of Regorafenib safe for pregnant women?

Regorafenib should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

Severe

Is the use of Regorafenib safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Regorafenib. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

Severe

What is the effect of Regorafenib on the Kidneys?

Regorafenib does not damage the kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Regorafenib on the Liver?

Regorafenib is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Regorafenib on the Heart?

Regorafenib has very mild side effects on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Regorafenib with Other Drugs

Regorafenib should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Regorafenib Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Regorafenib unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Heart Disease
  2. Liver Disease
  3. Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Frequently asked Questions about Regorafenib

Is this Regorafenib habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Regorafenib.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Regorafenib you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, Regorafenib is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Regorafenib in mental disorders is not effective.

No

Regorafenib Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Regorafenib

Some foods when eaten with Regorafenib can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Regorafenib

No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Regorafenib with alcohol will be.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1087-1088
  2. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Stivarga (regorafenib)