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Sunitinib Drug Information

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  • Sunitinib
    As this eMedTV page explains, sunitinib is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor used to treat certain types of kidney, pancreatic, and gastrointestinal (GI) cancer. This resource takes a closer look at this drug, including effectiveness, how to take it, and more.
  • Sunitinib Side Effects
    For people taking sunitinib, side effects may include such things as vomiting and loss of appetite. This eMedTV article discusses some common side effects associated with this drug (such as diarrhea) as well as some that rarely occur.
  • What Is Sunitinib Used For?
    Sunitinib is approved to treat cancer of the kidney, pancreas, or gastrointestinal (GI) tract. This eMedTV selection takes an in-depth look at the uses of sunitinib, including details on how it works, who can use it, and more.
  • Sunitinib Dosage
    Available in the form of a capsule, sunitinib is taken once a day to treat certain types of cancer. This eMedTV segment covers the dosing guidelines for sunitinib, including details on why it should be taken at the same time each day.
  • Drug Interactions With Sunitinib
    As this eMedTV article explains, sunitinib can possibly interact with several different types of drugs (such as Avastin and Prolia), and some of these interactions may be dangerous. This page offers an in-depth look at the problems that can occur.
  • Warnings and Precautions With Sunitinib
    Wounds or sores may take longer to heal during cancer treatment with sunitinib. This portion of the eMedTV site covers important safety warnings and precautions with sunitinib, including what to discuss with your doctor before using this product.
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