Inlyta Axitinib 5mg Tablets
INLYTA 5MG TABLETS
Inlyta is a targeted therapy and is a receptor protein-kinase inhibitor. It inhibits the actions of vascular growth factor (VEGF) and is an angiogenesis inhibitor.
USES OF AXITINIB 5MG TABLETS
This medication is used to treat advanced kidney cancer after previous treatment has not been effective. Inlyta works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells. It belongs to a class of drugs known as tyrosine kinase inhibitors.
Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, dizziness, tiredness/weakness, weight loss, temporary hair loss, cough, headache, altered sense of taste, hoarseness, constipation, or upset stomach may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, including: muscle/joint pain, foamy urine, swelling of ankles/feet/hands, unusual tiredness, shortness of breath, easy bruising or bleeding (such as nose/gum bleeds, pink/dark urine), burning/sores/pain in the mouth or throat, redness/blisters/swelling/pain on the palms of your hands or soles of your feet, signs of an abnormal thyroid (such as unusual weight gain/loss, cold/heat intolerance, slow/fast/irregular heartbeat, unusual tiredness).
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.