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Sorafenib

Sorafenib Information

Sorafenib Benefits & Uses

Sorafenib is used to treat the following -

Sorafenib 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 Sorafenib

Sorafenib

Sorafenib Side Effects

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

  1. Fatigue Severe
  2. Nausea or vomiting
  3. Loss of appetite
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Abdominal Pain Severe
  6. Hair Loss दुर्लभ
  7. Weight Loss
  8. Rash
  9. Hand Foot Syndrome
  10. Erectile Dysfunction Moderate
  11. Gastritis Moderate
  12. Flushing
  13. Urticaria
  14. Muscle cramps or spasms (painful)
  15. Jaundice Moderate

Sorafenib Related Warnings

Is the use of Sorafenib safe for pregnant women?

Sorafenib has many dangerous side effects on pregnant women, so do not consume it without medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Sorafenib safe during breastfeeding?

Sorafenib may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Sorafenib on the Kidneys?

Using Sorafenib does not have any harmful effects on kidney.

Safe

What is the effect of Sorafenib on the Liver?

Sorafenib can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Sorafenib on the Heart?

Side effects of Sorafenib rarely affect the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Sorafenib with Other Drugs

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

Sorafenib Contraindications

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

  1. Heart Disease
  2. Liver Disease
  3. Lung Disease
  4. Lung Cancer
  5. Bleeding
  6. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  7. Thyroid

Frequently asked Questions about Sorafenib

Is this Sorafenib habit forming or addictive?

No, Sorafenib is not habit forming.

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

No, you should do not do anything that requires the brain to be active and alert after taking Sorafenib.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but you should take Sorafenib only as per your doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

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

नहीं

Sorafenib Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Sorafenib

There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Sorafenib with food.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Sorafenib

Consuming Sorafenib with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

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

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Nexavar (sorafenib)