What is Votrient 400mg?
Votrient (pazopanib) is a cancer medicine that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body.
Votrient is used to treat advanced renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer).
Use of Votrient is to treat soft tissue sarcoma (a tumor that can develop in or around muscles, tendons, joints, organs, or blood vessels).
Votrient is usually given after other cancer medications have been tried without successful treatment of soft tissue sarcoma.
When is Votrient 400Mg Tablet prescribed?
soft tissue sarcoma
How to use Votrient Tablet
How Votrient Tablet works
Votrient 400mg Tablet is an anti-cancer medication. It works by blocking the action of the abnormal protein that signals cancer cells to multiply. How work Votrient 400mg This helps to stop or slow the spread of cancer cells.
following all are side effect of Votrient 400mg
muscle or joint) pain
Increased blood pressure
Abnormal skin pigmentation
Key highlights of Votrient 400mg Tablet
Is It safe with alcohol?
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Votrient 400mg 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?
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
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.
Usual Adult Dose for Soft Tissue Sarcoma:
800 mg orally once a day without food, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal
-Limitation For Use of Votrient 400mg : The efficacy of the drug for adipocytic soft tissue sarcoma or gastrointestinal stromal tumors has not been demonstrated.
-Dose should not exceed 800 mg.
-Swallow tablets whole with water; do not break or crush due to potential for increased rate of absorption which may affect systemic exposure.
-Do not take missed dose if less than 12 hours until the next dose.
-Avoid grapefruit or grapefruit juice as it may increase plasma concentration of the drug.
-There is no specific antidote for overdosage of the drug. Treatment should consist of general supportive measures.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if your next dose is less than 12 hours away. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
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