Digestive System Home > Warnings and Precautions With Sunitinib

Before you start taking sunitinib, make sure your healthcare provider knows if you have any other medical conditions, such as thyroid problems, high blood pressure, or kidney disease. Other precautions for safely using sunitinib include warnings of potential allergic reactions and drug interactions. This medicine can also cause other complications, such as liver problems that can lead to liver failure, or even death.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking sunitinib (SUTENT®) if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
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Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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