Drug: INLYTA

AXITINIB (ax I ti nib) is a chemotherapy drug. It targets a specific protein within cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat kidney cancers.

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • high blood pressure
  • seizures
  • signs and symptoms of bleeding such as bloody or black, tarry stools; red or dark-brown urine; spitting up blood or brown material that looks like coffee grounds; red spots on the skin; unusual bruising or bleeding from the eye, gums, or nose
  • signs and symptoms of a blood clot such as breathing problems; changes in vision; chest pain; severe, sudden headache; pain, swelling, warmth in the leg; trouble speaking; sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm, or leg
  • stomach pain
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • constipation
  • cough
  • diarrhea
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea, vomiting

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • high blood pressure
  • seizures
  • signs and symptoms of bleeding such as bloody or black, tarry stools; red or dark-brown urine; spitting up blood or brown material that looks like coffee grounds; red spots on the skin; unusual bruising or bleeding from the eye, gums, or nose
  • signs and symptoms of a blood clot such as breathing problems; changes in vision; chest pain; severe, sudden headache; pain, swelling, warmth in the leg; trouble speaking; sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm, or leg
  • stomach pain
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • constipation
  • cough
  • diarrhea
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea, vomiting

Source: http://www.healthline.com

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine? They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • bleeding disorders
  • brain tumor
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • history of blood clots
  • liver disease
  • stomach problems
  • thyroid disease
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to axitinib, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

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