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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 in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Sorafenib without medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Sorafenib safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Sorafenib. It should only be taken after medical advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Sorafenib on the Kidneys?

Sorafenib does not damage the kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Sorafenib on the Liver?

You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Sorafenib. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

What is the effect of Sorafenib on the Heart?

Sorafenib may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on 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, there is no any evidence that Sorafenib is addictive.

No

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

After taking Sorafenib, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Sorafenib can make you drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Sorafenib should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Sorafenib is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

No

Sorafenib Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Sorafenib

There is no information on the effects of taking Sorafenib with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

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