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Inlyta 5Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Pfizer Ltd
Medicine composition: Axitinib
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Inlyta 5Mg Tablet is used to treat patients suffering from kidney cancer, when previous treatments to stop the disease have failed or are no longer working. Inlyta 5Mg Tablet is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor, and works by blocking specific substances in the body that cause the growth and multiplication of cancer cells.

Do not use Inlyta 5Mg Tablet if you are allergic to any of the ingredients present in Inlyta 5Mg Tablet, or if you have a case of recent bleeding in the bowels of the stomach. Before using Inlyta 5Mg Tablet tell your doctor if you are pregnant and/or breastfeeding, if you are using any prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs, or other herbal and dietary pills and supplements, if you are allergic to certain food items or substances, if you have thyroid or kidney or liver problems, if you have high blood pressure, if you have a history of stomach problems, if you have a history of heart diseases, or if you take medicines for high blood pressure.

Inlyta 5Mg Tablet is administered in the form of oral tablets, which should be taken as prescribed by the doctor.

Common side effects of Inlyta 5Mg Tablet include bleeding gums, stomach or abdominal pain, blurred vision, confusion, constipation, decreased urination, dry mouth and lightheadedness.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Oncologist before using this medicine.

  • kidney cancer

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Inlyta 5mg tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Inlyta 5mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Patients should be advised that they may experience events such as dizziness and/or fatigue during treatment with axitinib.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Inlyta 5Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of advanced kidney cancer. It judiciously inhibits the tyrosine kinase receptors VEGFR-1 which is the vascular endothelial growth factor receptor, VEGFR-2, and VEGFR-3, thereby halting the multiplication of cancer.

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