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Sunitinib is a prescription drug used to treat certain types of cancer. By blocking an enzyme within the body, this chemotherapy medication slows the growth of cancer cells. However, it should be noted that it is not a cure for cancer. Fatigue, weakness, fever, and nausea are some of the most commonly reported reactions to this drug.
Side Effects of SunitinibJust like any medicine, sunitinib can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. Most people tolerate it quite well. If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
- Weakness or lack of energy