What is Soranib (Sorafenib) used for?
Soranib (Sorafenib) is an oral cancer medication prescribed to treat patients suffering from renal cell carcinoma. It operates by interfering with the growth and spread of cancer cells allowing them to be eliminated through other procedures. This action also makes it useful for treating liver cancer.
How should I use Soranib (Sorafenib)?
Always follow your physician's instructions while using Soranib (Sorafenib) to get the most effective results. It is typically administered once each day at a dosage of one tablet, but your particular regimen will depend on your symptoms and health condition. These tablets should be taken on an empty stomach to prevent nausea or vomiting. Never make any unscheduled changes to your regimen as this can cause serious complications.
What are the side effects of Soranib (Sorafenib)?
Soranib (Sorafenib) may cause side effects in some patients including:
Immediately tell your physician if any of these symptoms become more intense or if you experience severe blisters or peeling, coughing, weight gain, hypertension, or discolored urine or stools. These may indicate serious health problems requiring immediate medical attention.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Soranib (Sorafenib). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.