Drug: Stivarga

REGORAFENIB (RE goe RAF e nib) is a chemotherapy drug. It targets specific proteins within cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. This medicine is used to treat colorectal cancer. It is also used to treat specific digestive tract tumors called GISTs.

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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
  • bloody or black, tarry stools
  • breathing problems
  • changes in vision
  • chest pain or chest tightness
  • confusion
  • dizziness
  • feeling faint or lightheaded
  • high fever
  • light-colored stools
  • nausea, vomiting
  • red or dark-brown urine
  • red spots on the skin
  • right upper belly pain
  • seizures
  • severe headache
  • sores on the hands or feet
  • spitting up blood or brown material that looks like coffee grounds
  • stomach pain
  • unusual bruising or bleeding from the eye, gums, or nose
  • unusually weak or tired
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (Report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome.):
  • diarrhea
  • hoarseness
  • loss of appetite
  • sore throat
  • tiredness
  • weight loss

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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
  • bloody or black, tarry stools
  • breathing problems
  • changes in vision
  • chest pain or chest tightness
  • confusion
  • dizziness
  • feeling faint or lightheaded
  • high fever
  • light-colored stools
  • nausea, vomiting
  • red or dark-brown urine
  • red spots on the skin
  • right upper belly pain
  • seizures
  • severe headache
  • sores on the hands or feet
  • spitting up blood or brown material that looks like coffee grounds
  • stomach pain
  • unusual bruising or bleeding from the eye, gums, or nose
  • unusually weak or tired
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (Report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome.):
  • diarrhea
  • hoarseness
  • loss of appetite
  • sore throat
  • tiredness
  • weight loss

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
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • liver disease
  • recent surgery
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to regorafenib, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

Source: http://www.healthline.com

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