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Sunitinib Malate Capsules is a medication used to treat cancer. It is a small-molecule, multi-targeted receptor tyrosine kinase (RTK) inhibitor that was approved by the FDA for the treatment of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and imatinib-resistant gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) on January 26, 2006. Sunitinib was the first cancer drug simultaneously approved for two different indications.
Sunitinib Malate Capsule
- Generic Brand Name – Suninat
- Manufacturer Name – Natco Pharma Ltd.
- Innovator Brand Name – Sutent
- API – Sunitinib Malate
- Packaging – 28 Capsule
- Strength – 50 mg
What is sunitinib used for?
Sunitinib Malate Capsules is an oral, small-molecule, multi-targeted receptor tyrosine kinase (RTK) inhibitor drug indicated for the treatment of:
- Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) following disease progression or intolerance to imatinib mesylate.
- Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC).
- Advanced Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (pNET).
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Facts of Medicines
STORAGE AND HANDLING
Care should be exercised in the handling of SUNITINIB. SUNITINIB Capsules should not be opened or crushed. Store the capsules at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F).
- Take suninat exactly the way your doctor tells you. It should be taken 1 time each day with or without food.
- If you take suninat for GIST or RCC, you will usually take your capsules for 4 weeks (28 days) and then stop for 2 weeks (14 days). This is 1 cycle of treatment. You will be prescribed to repeat this treatment cycle for as long as your doctor tells you to.
- If you take suninat for pNET, take it 1 time every day until your doctor tells you to stop.
- If you forget a suninat dose by less than 12 hours, take the forgotten dose as soon as you can. If you forget a sunitinib dose by more than 12 hours, just take your next dose at about your regular time. Avoid making up the missed dose.
Contact your healthcare practitioner right away, if you take an excess dose of suninat.
SUNITINIB SIDE EFFECTS
Most common adverse reactions include, loss of appetite, tiredness, weakness, diarrhea, pain, swelling or sores inside of your mouth, nausea, indigestion, vomiting, stomach-area (abdominal) pain, blisters or rash on the palms of your, hands and soles of your feet, low platelet counts, high blood pressure, and taste changes.
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
- Your healthcare practitioner will do blood tests prior to each cycle of the treatment in order to check you for sunitinib side effects.
- In patients with diabetes, blood glucose levels should be checked at the regular basis to assess if anti diabetic drug dosage needs to be adjusted in order to minimise the risk of hypoglycaemia.
- The therapy of sunitinib needs to be discontinued in patients with the necrotising fasciitis and appropriate treatment is promptly initiated.
- Patients need to be instructed that depigmentation of the hair/skin may also appear while on treatment.
- Sunitinib should be avoided during pregnancy. Women of childbearing potential must avoid conceiving a baby while on this drug.
- Women on this medication should not breastfeed.
- Avoid drinking grapefruit juice or eat grapefruit during your treatment with this drug. They may cause you to have excess drugs in your body.
FAQs – Medicine Questions
What are the ingredients in the medicine Sunitinib?
The active ingredient in the medicine is Sunitinib, and the inactive ingredients are mannitol, croscarmellose sodium, povidone (K-25), and magnesium stearate.
Is Sunitinib an FDA-approved drug?
FDA approved this medicine in 2006 for treating gastrointestinal stromal tumors, advanced renal cell carcinoma, pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, etc.
From which class of drug Sunitinib belongs?
The medication sunitinib 25 mg belongs to the group of drugs named antineoplastics.
Where can I buy Sunitinib Capsules?
You can buy Sunitinib capsules from any authorized whole-seller after getting a prescription from a qualified doctor. It is always better to check the credential of the whole-seller/supplier/exporter before buying the product.
The buyer should check the existing law in their home country before importing the product.
What is the procedure to buy Sunitinib capsules?
Patients can simply fill the order form or can send mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Patients can also send WhatsApp messages to +91 99292 77766 / 98738 10020 We will reply ASAP with the details of the Sunitinib Capsules price as well as procurement procedure.
Note:- The order will be confirmed only after the receipt of the Valid prescription of the Clinician.
How should Sunitinib be taken?
Swallow the sutent 50 mg capsules whole. It is not recommended to split, chew, or crush and open them. You need to take your capsules as exactly prescribed by your doctor.
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