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Magicine Pharma is registered with the Government Of NCT, India, Ministry Of Health in Government of Delhi, India, registration number DL-RAJ-122372 and as a wholesale distributor, department file No. 44208.
Cabometyx (Cabozantinib) is used to treat certain types of cancer (kidney, thyroid, liver). This medication works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells. The recommended dose of medicine is decided by your medical advisor. This medicine comes in the form of tablets and is to be taken on an empty stomach. It is advisable not to change or stop the dose without taking permission from your doctor. Some side effects may occur during your treatment with this medicine. Do not crush, chew, or break the tablet.
Cabozantinib suppresses metastasis, angiogenesis, and oncogenesis by inhibiting receptor tyrosine kinases. After oral administration, the effect of this medicine can be observed in 2-5 hours.
This medicine may cause some serious and unwanted side effects. Which requires immediate medical attention otherwise it can also lead to higher risk. Do not forget to discuss the risk and benefits of this medication with your doctor.
Coughing up blood
Change in taste
Loss of appetite
Pounding in ears
Shortness of breath
Loss of coordination
Wounds that don’t heal
Note- if a side effect occurs, immediately contact your doctor.
Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Do not crush or chew. Take this medicine on an empty stomach. Take this medicine one hour before or two hours after the meals.
It is advisable not to miss a dose. If you miss a scheduled dose of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately.
In case of an overdose, the doctor will provide emergency medical treatment.
Cabometyx is used to treat metastatic kidney or thyroid cancer. This medication works by blocking signals that allow cancer cells to grow and multiply. This medicine also helps to block the growth of new blood vessels in the area of the tumor. Take this medicine on an empty stomach. Take this medicine one hour before or two hours after the meals. Your doctor will set your dosing schedule according to your medical conditions and response to the treatment.
Do not stop the use of this medicine without taking permission from your doctor. Take this medicine as prescribed by your medical advisor. Try not to miss your regular dosing schedule. Protect this medicine from heat and light.
Before starting treatment with the Cabometyx tablet, do not forget to discuss your previous medical history with your doctor.
Use effective methods of contraception to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.
Children and adolescents
This medicine is not advisable for use in children and adolescents.
Cabometyx tablets shouldn’t be used by women who are pregnant. It is recommended that this medication should be avoided during pregnancy.
This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding unless it is necessary. Please consult your medical advisor before starting treatment with this medication.
This medication delays wound healing.
Do not take this medicine with food.
Avoid the use of grapefruit products while taking this medicine.
Do not breastfeed while taking this medicine.
This drug may cause dizziness.
Before starting treatment tell the doctor about your previous medical history.
Do not receive any vaccinations before consulting with your doctor.
Do not crush, chew, or break the tablet.
Do not drive or operate heavy machinery.
Not safe for pregnant women.
Do not breastfeed while receiving this medication.
Q1. What is Cabometyx (Cabozantinib)?
Ans. Cabometyx is used to treat metastatic kidney or thyroid cancer. This medicine also helps to block the growth of new blood vessels in the area of the tumor.
Q2. How does Cabometyx (Cabozantinib) work?
Ans. Cabometyx (Cabozantinib) is used to treat certain types of cancer (kidney, thyroid, liver). This medication works by blocking signals that allow cancer cells to grow and multiply.
Q3. In what strength is it available?
Ans. It is available in the strength of 20mg, 40mg, and 60mg.
Q4. What are the common side effects?
Ans. Some common side effects are:- Anemia, blurred vision, dizziness, fever, dehydration, loss of appetite, nausea, diarrhea, irregular heartbeat, etc.
Q5. What should I avoid while receiving this medicine?
Ans. Avoid the use of grapefruit products while taking this medicine.
Q6. How to take this medicine?
Ans. Take this medicine on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after the meal.
Q7. What are the self-care tips?
Ans. Maintain good nutrition and get plenty of rest.
Q8. How long does it take this medicine to show effect?
Ans. The effect of this medicine can be observed in 2 to 5 hours.
Q9. Can I take this medicine during pregnancy?
Ans. This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.
Q10. Can I take this medicine during breastfeeding?
Ans. This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding unless it is necessary.
Q11. Can I consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
Ans. It is not known whether it is safe or not. Please consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
Q12. What are the storage conditions?
Ans. Store this medicine at room temperature.
Q13. What happens if I miss a dose?
Ans. If you miss a scheduled dose of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately.
Q14. Can I drive after taking this medicine?
Ans. This medicine may decrease your ability to drive or affect your vision. Do not drive if any symptoms occur.
Interactions may change how your medication works and increase the risk for side effects. Don’t forget to disclose your previous medical history with the doctor.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown, please consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
Cabometyx medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Cabozantinib.
This medicine is contracted in patients known to be hypersensitive.