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SOTOXEN 120MG TABLET

Mfd. by :- Everest (Fulfilled By : Magicine Pharma)

Sotoxen 120mg Tablet

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Brand name – Sotoxen

Generic name – Sotorasib

Manufacturer – Everest

Strength – 120mg

Dosage Form – Tablet

Composition – Sotorasib

Indication – Lung Cancer

Storage – below 25°C

Overview Of Sotoxen 120mg tablet

Sotoxen 120mg tablet is an anticancer medication that is used to treat Lung Cancer (Non-small cell lung cancer). The generic name of this medication is Sotorasib. It is also used in the treatment of colorectal and appendix cancer. It is a KRAS Inhibitor. Sotoxen is a prescription-based medication that is used and should not be given with antacids. It is advisable to take this tablet 4 hours before or 10 hours after taking antacids

Pharmacodynamics

Sotoxen 120mg is a KRAS Inhibitor that is used in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer. Mutations in the KRAS gene trigger uncontrollable cell growth and protein synthesis leading to cancers. Sotoxen binds to the cysteine residue KRAS gene keeping it inactive. It, as a result, stops cancer from progressing as it inhibits the growth and spreading of cancerous tumors.

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  • Nausea
  • Joint pain
  • Rash
  • Cough 
  • Fever
  • Bruises
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Increased bleeding
  • Shortness of breath
  • Yellowing of skin and eyes
  • Dark coloration of urine
  • Pain in the right side

DOSAGE

It is a prescription-based medicine. Sotoxen 120mg tablet is taken orally once every day and it can be taken with or without food.

Missed dose

It is advisable to avoid missing any doses. In case you miss a dose of Sotoxen consult your doctor immediately.

Overdose

In case of an overdose of Sotoxen, consult your doctor or any healthcare provider and seek medical attention immediately.

  • Sotoxen can cause an allergic reaction in some patients so, it becomes necessary to read the whole composition list.
  • Inform the doctor about the vitamins, and prescription and non-prescription medicine you take since Sotoxen can interact with it.
  • It is advisable to take Sotoxen tablets 4 hours before or 10 hours after taking antacids.
  • Consult the doctor if you are planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding since Sotoxen can cause harm to the fetus.
  • It is advisable to avoid drinking alcohol and also driving and operating heavy machinery.
  • Tell the doctor in case you suffer from the following -
  • Liver complication
  • Lung impairment (also breathing problems)

Q - What is Sotoxen?

Ans – Sotoxen 120mg tablet is an anticancer capsule that is primarily used in the treatment of lung cancer.

Q - How can I take Sotoxen 120mg tablet?

Ans – Sotoxen tablets are taken orally once every day with or without a meal.

Q – From where can I purchase Sotoxen 120mg tablet?

Ans – Purchase Sotoxen 120mg tablets from Magicine Pharma at an affordable price.

Q - Where to store Sotoxen 120mg tablet?

Ans - It is advisable to store the Sotoxen tablets at a place below 30°C.

Q - Can I drink alcohol during the treatment with Sotoxen?

Ans – It is advisable to avoid alcohol even though no interactions of Sotoxen with alcohol are known.

Q - How long is the treatment with Sotoxen 120mg?

Ans - The doctor decides for how long the treatment with Sotoxen will continue depending on the condition, stage, and health of the patient.

Q - Can I drive after taking Sotoxen tablets?

Ans - It is advisable to avoid driving and operating heavy machinery after taking Sotoxen as it can cause dizziness as one of the side effects.

Q - Is it safe to take Sotoxen during pregnancy?

Ans – It is advisable to avoid pregnancy during Sotoxen treatment since it can cause harm to the fetus.

Q - What is the strength of Sotoxen tablets?

Ans – Sotoxen tablets are available in the strength 120mg.

Sotoxen 120mg tablets can interact with some other prescription and non-prescription medicines. Contact your doctor if you are taking any of these medicines –

  • Cimetidine
  • Esomeprazole
  • Famotidine
  • Omeprazole
  • Ranitidine

With disease

Some diseases can interact with Sotoxen 120mg. Thus, contact the doctor if you have any of the following –

  • Liver complication
  • Lung impairment (also breathing problems)

With alcohol

Although interactions of alcohol with Sotoxen are unknown it is still advisable to avoid its consumption during the treatment.

Contraindication

Sotoxen should not be taken by patients who show allergic reactions to it.

 

Alternate Brands

  • Lumakras
  • Lumykras

Reference

Sotorasib Uses, Interactions, Mechanism of Action | DrugBank Online. Available at: https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB15569. 

Sotorasib: MedlinePlus drug information MedlinePlus. Available at: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a621036.html. 

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