Soranib Tablet

Soranib Tablet

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Introduction

Soranib Tablet belongs to the class of medicines known as tyrosine kinase inhibitors used in the treatment of liver cancer, kidney cancer, and thyroid cancer.

Soranib Tablet should be taken on an empty stomach, but try to have it at the same time every day to get the most benefits. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.

Fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite, hair loss and diarrhea are some common side effects of this medicine. It might cause high blood pressure, so the doctor may ask you for a regular check-up of blood pressure. You must inform your doctor if you notice severe skin reaction such as skin rash, or any pain, swelling, and redness of your hands and feet.

Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have heart disease, liver, or kidney problems or high blood pressure. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.

Uses of Soranib Tablet

  • Liver cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Thyroid cancer

Side effects of Soranib Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Soranib

  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Hair loss
  • Weight loss
  • Rash
  • Painful blisters on hands and feet

How to use Soranib Tablet

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. Soranib Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Soranib Tablet works

Soranib Tablet 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 or slow the spread of cancer cells.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Soranib Tablet. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Soranib Tablet 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 some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

UNSAFE
Soranib Tablet is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.

Driving

SAFE
Soranib Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Soranib Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Soranib Tablet is recommended.
Regular monitoring of blood tests may be advised while you are taking this medicine.

Liver

CAUTION
Soranib Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Soranib Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Soranib Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Soranib Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.