Sorafenat 200 mg Tablet belongs to the class of medicines known as tyrosine kinase inhibitors used in the treatment of liver cancer, kidney cancer, and thyroid cancer.
Sorafenat 200 mg Tablet should be taken on an empty stomach, but try to have it at the same time every day to get the most benefits. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.
Fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite, hair loss and diarrhea are some common side effects of this medicine. It might cause high blood pressure, so the doctor may ask you for a regular check-up of blood pressure. You must inform your doctor if you notice severe skin reaction such as skin rash, or any pain, swelling, and redness of your hands and feet.
Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have heart disease, liver, or kidney problems or high blood pressure. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.
How to use Sorafenat 200 mg tablet ?
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Sorafenat 200 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
How Sorafenat 200 mg tablet works ?
Sorafenat 200 mg Tablet is an anti-cancer medication. It works by blocking the action of the abnormal protein that signals cancer cells to multiply. This helps to stop or slow the spread of cancer cells.
Sorafenat 200 mg is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor that acts by decreasing the proliferation of tumor cells. It inhibits various intracellular and cell surface kinases, that are responsible for tumor growth, tumor cell signaling, angiogenesis and arrests blood supply to the cancer cells which results in apoptosis (death of cells).
This Sorafenat 200 mg works as a kinase inhibitor by inhibiting the enzyme RAF kinase that is an essential part of the RAF/MEK/ERK signalling pathway responsible for the growth and proliferation of cancerous cells. It also blocks certain cell surface kinases essential for angiogenesis, such as VEGFR-2, VEGFR-3, and PDGFR.
Storage of Sorafenat 200 mg
Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight
Side Effects ofSorafenat 200 mg Tablet 60’s
- Dry skin
- Loss of appetite
- Itching or skin rash
- Loss Of Appetite
- Abdominal Pain
- Hair Loss
- Weight Loss
- Hand-Foot Syndrome
1.Can Sorafenat 200 mg cure hepatocellular carcinoma?
This is intended to cure liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma) in adult patients.
2.Does Sorafenat 200 mg cause hair loss?
This may cause hair loss and if this symptom bothers you contact your physician.
3.Can Sorafenat 200 mg be used in children?
This is generally not recommended for use in children. Consult your doctor before taking.
4.How is Sorafenat 200 mg Tablet administered?
Tablet is an oral medicine and you should take it exactly as per your doctor’s advice. It can be taken without food or with low to moderate fat meal. It should not be taken with high-fat meal which will make Sorafenat 200mg Tablet less effective. If you are taking high-fat meal, take Sorafenib 1 hour before or two hours after high-fat meal.
5.For how long do I need to take Sorafenat 200 mg Tablet?
Tablet suits you well, then you should continue taking it for the duration suggested by the doctor. However, if you experience any side effect that bothers you, talk to your doctor immediately.
6.Do I need to take a treatment along with Sorafenat 200 mg Tablet for it to work?
Tablet is used as a monotherapy, that is, it is a medicine which is used alone rather than in combination with other treatments like radiotherapy or chemotherapy.
7.How do I know if I am responding to Sorafenat 200 mg Tablet?
While receiving treatment with Sorafenat 200 mg Tablet, your doctor will most likely recommend regular scans to monitor the size of the tumor. You may also need to get regular blood tests to see if the deranged liver or kidney functions have improved or not.