Brand name – Laronib
Generic name – Larotrectinib
Manufacture – Everest
Strength – 100/25mg
Dosage – Capsules
Composition – Larotrectinib
Indication – Certain types of cancer
Storage – at a cool place
Overview of Laronib 100 mg capsule
Laronib 100 mg capsules are used to treat certain types of tumors in infants 4 weeks of age, children, adults, and older. Larotrectinib is also used when spread to other parts of the body or not treated successfully with surgery. This medicine is used only when the tumor gets in worse condition after other treatments or when no other treatment is available.
Laronib 100 mg capsules belong to the medicine called kinase inhibitor. It will work by stopping the activity of abnormal proteins that are responsible for the growth of cancer cells in the patient's body. In studies, Larotrectinib has been shown to an effective against the growth of tumors. Larotrectinib may take a few weeks or months to show the benefits or as per the patient's overall health. However, the patients should discuss the benefits and risks of Larotrectinib.
Side effects of Laronib 100 mg capsule
Laronib 100 mg capsules have some side effects, if given below symptoms are visible in patients, consult the doctor.
- Stomach pain
- Nasal congestion
- Redness on skin
- Problem with concentration
- Mood swing
- Problem in speaking
- Sleeping problem
- Muscle pain
- Sore throat
- Difficult in urination
- Swelling in hand or leg
- Pale skin
- Dry skin
- Loss of appetite
If the above symptoms are seen in the patient's body, consult with the doctor for further guidance. Do not ignore the above-mentioned symptoms because this medicine has severe side effects or it may increase the chance of bone fracture.
Laronib is taken in capsule form without food twice a day or as per the doctor's prescription. Try to take Larotrectinib same time every day for better results. Patients should strictly follow the doctor's prescribed medicine to get better results soon. Larotrectinib has very severe side effects or it may damage the patient's organs if patients take Larotrectinib in the wrong way.
The patients should not miss any dose. If any doses are missed, do not take the missed dose at the time of the next dose and consult the doctor.
If the patient has taken an overdose by mistake, contact your healthcare provider or doctor and they will provide you medical attention.
Missing or overdosing will impact the overall health of the patients and may also have side effects. So, the patients should follow the prescription of the doctor strictly.
The patients should consult with the doctor about the past or current medicines that are taking or had taken whether it is prescribed or non-prescribed, herbal, or vitamins. Laronib may react with those medicines and affect the mechanisms.
Pregnant and breastfeeding should not take this medicine, meet the doctor before taking it.
At the beginning of treatment inform the doctor about the previous medical conditions or ongoing if there are any such as:
Q1. Can I take Laronib without consulting a doctor?
Ans – Self-medication is strictly prohibited because it has severe side effects. You are not allowed to take it without consulting the doctor.
Q2. Where should I store this medicine?
Ans – Store below 30 degrees temperature in a dry place.
Q3. What should I do in case of a missed dose?
Ans – It is advisable to consult with the doctor before taking a missed dose. Do not take the missed dose at the time of the next dose.
Q4. From where I will get the Laronib 100 mg capsules?
Ans – You can buy it from Magicine Pharma at an affordable price.
Q5. How long treatment will take with Laronib?
Ans – It depends upon the stage of cancer and the health of the patients.
Q6. Can I take Laronib during pregnancy?
Ans – Pregnant women are not advised to take Laronib 100mg. If you have taken it, immediately consult with the doctor.
Q7. What is a Laronib 100 mg capsules?
Ans –Laronib capsules are used to treat certain types of tumors.
Laronib 100 mg capsules may interact with some other medicines and may give you side effects. It is advised to tell about other medicines you taking or have taken because other medicines may interact with Laronib and may cause problems.
It is mandatory to inform the doctor about problems you have or ever had such as nervous system problems, bone fractures, or liver disease. In other words, at the beginning of the treatment inform the doctor about your medical history.
The patients should consult with the doctor first before consumption of alcohol during treatment.
Laronib: Drug information available at: https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB14723
Laronib: Drug Uses, mechanism, and Side Effects available at: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a619006.html