Brand name – Inlyta
Generic name – Axitinib
Manufacture – Pfizer
Strength – 5mg
Dosage – Tablet
Composition – Axitinib
Indication – Kidney cancer
Storage – Store at a cool place
Overview of Inlyta 5mg tablet
Inlyta 5mg tablet is used to treat advanced renal cell carcinoma (a type of cancer that begin in kidney cell). Axitinib belongs to the class known as kinase inhibitors. It works by stopping the action of abnormal proteins that are responsible for cancer cell multiplication. Axitinib stops or slows down the spread of the cancer cell.
How to use Inlyta 5mg tablet
Inlyta 5mg tablet comes in tablet form and is usually taken with or without food twice a day or as the doctor prescribes. For better results, take Axitinib same time every 12 hours. You should not cut, chew, or break the tablet, swallow the whole tablet with water. If the patient vomits after taking a tablet, do not give another, take the tablet as per schedule. If the patient feels uncomfortable after starting treatment inform the doctor immediately.
Inlyta 5mg tablet has several benefits, which are:
- Weight loss
- Loss of appetite
- Taste change
- Change in voice
- Joint or muscle pain
- Stomach pain
- Sore mouth
- Redness on hand or feet
- Dry skin
- Itching or tingling in hand or feet
- Feeling hot and cold
- Pale skin
- Irregular heartbeat
- Hair loss
- Cut or wound will not heal
- Ringing in the ear
If the above-mentioned side effects are seen in the patient's body, immediately consult the doctor for further guidance.
Inlyta 5mg tablet is a very powerful drug, taking it in the wrong way may give severe side effects and increase the duration of treatment. You have to follow the doctor's prescription strictly for better results.
In case you missed any dose consult your doctor. Do not take twice the dose to catch up on the missed dose. This will cause severe side effects and impact your overall health.
In case of overdose immediately consult the doctor for medical attention. Overdose will affect your health and duration of treatment.
Inlyta 5mg tablet may cause a reaction in some patients so, it is advised to discuss the risks and benefits.
Inlyta 5mg tablet should be swallowed with water, for better results do not cut, chew, or break the tablet.
If you are undergoing some treatment inform the doctor at the beginning of the treatment because those medicines will react and disturb the process of cancer medicine.
Pregnant women should not take this tablet because it will harm the fetus.
Breastfeeding women consult the doctor first before taking this tablet.
Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
Before starting treatment, inform the doctor about the medicine you have taken or are taking because it may react and give side effects. Keep all the medical documents with you at the beginning of the treatment.
Q1. What is the use of Inlyta 5mg tablet?
Ans - Inlyta 5mg tablet is used to treat kidney cancer.
Q2. How long treatment will be with Inlyta 5mg tablet?
Ans – The duration of treatment will depend on the stage of cancer and the overall health of patients.
Q3. Can I drive after taking the Inlyta 5mg tablet?
Ans – Driving and operating heavy machinery is advisable because this tablet makes you feel dizzy.
Q4. From where I can buy an Inlyta 5mg tablet?
Ans – From Magicine Pharma you can buy at an affordable price.
Q5. Should I consume during pregnancy Inlyta tablet?
Ans – Pregnant women should not consume this table because their baby gets affected.
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Inlyta tablet: Drug information is available at: https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-159383/axitinib-oral/details
Inlyta tablet: side effects, warning, interaction, and dosages information available at: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a612017.html, https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB06626,