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Xovoltib : Afatinib 20 Mg Tablets
Brand Name : Xovoltib
Composition : Afatinib Dimaleate
Manufactured by : Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Strength : 20 mg
Form : Tablets
Packing : Pack of 28 Tablets
Prescription Required *
WHAT IS XOVOLTIB ?
Xovoltib Afatinib is a prescription drug. It comes as a tablet you take by mouth. It is a type of biological therapy called a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI).
Xovoltib is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that is metastatic (spread to other parts of your body besides your lungs), and has abnormal epidermal growth factor (EGF) receptor genes. These abnormal genes promote the growth of cancer cells.
XOVOLTIB COMMON SIDE EFFECTS :
Mouth sores, diarrhea, pain/redness/swelling of lips, dry/itchy skin, acne, nose bleed, runny nose, nausea/vomiting, or loss of appetite may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, including: signs of eye disease (such as vision changes, eye redness/pain, light sensitivity, eye discharge), signs of low level of potassium in the blood (such as muscle cramps, weakness, irregular heartbeat), signs of bladder infection (such as burning/pain when you urinate, urgent or frequent urination, fever), signs of skin infection around nails/toenails (such as skin irritation/redness around the nail, change in nail color), symptoms of lung problems (such as trouble breathing, chest pain), symptoms of heart failure (such as swelling ankles/feet, unusual tiredness).
This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
SAFETY INFORMATION (Precautions) :
What are the safety measures of Anastronat 1mg ?
Before Taking Anastronat cancer medicine, it is important to understand all precautions or safety information associated
Follow the following prescription medicine precautions :
|Xovoltib may be harmful for your baby during pregnancy. Take proper medical help in case you are pregnant, may be pregnant or planning to become pregnant in the near future.|
|This medicine is not indicated for use in women. It is not known if Xovoltib is excreted in human milk. Because of the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants from Xovoltib a decision should be made to either discontinue nursing, or discontinue the drug taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.|
|Your health care professional can check blood tests to regularly monitor your liver and kidney function, while you are taking Xovoltib. It is also important to check your levels of blood cells and other substances in the blood.|
|Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to Xovoltib, any other medications, or any of the ingredients in Xovoltib medicine. This medication is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Xovoltib.|
|If you take Xovoltib, you must stop drinking alcohol. This is one of the ways to prevent this disease from getting worse. If you are dependent on alcohol and want to stop drinking, your doctor can recommend a therapy that’s tailored for your needs.|
|If you use other prescription drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of this cancer medicine may change. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that your pharmacist can help you prevent or manage drug interactions.|
|Missing a dose of Xovoltib can upset your treatment plan. If you do miss one of your doses, take it as soon as you remember, unless it’s almost time to take your next dose. In this case, you should just skip the missed dose. Don’t take a double dose to “make up” for the one you missed. If you are not sure what to do after missing a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.|
|Do not take Xovoltib the use by (expiry) date printed on the pack. Do not take it if the packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering. If it has expired or is damaged, return it to your pharmacist for disposal.|
|During your treatment with Xovoltib, it is very important for your doctor to know about your medical history if you have Kidney problems, hepatitis, liver problems, HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), triglycerides, diabetes or other health problems.|
What are the storage instructions for Xovoltib?
Patients must properly store the drug to retain its quality and efficacy. Following storage instructions will be helpful in storing the drug in the best of manner.
- Store intact vials at room temperature of 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F). Reconstituted solution and infusion solution are stable for 24 hours when refrigerated at 2°C to 8°C (36°F to 46°F).
- When you aren’t injecting, store Xovoltib Pre-filled syringes in a place that’s protected from light.
- Make sure to always keep your medicine in an area of your home that is out of the reach of children and pets.
- Do not freeze or Refrigerate Xovoltib.
In order to legally purchase this medicine from Buymtpkit.com, you’ll require a prescription from your Registered Medical Practitioner.
The information provided here is for general educational purposes only and does not constitute medical or pharmaceutical advice which should be sought from qualified medical and pharmaceutical advisers.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children and away from pets, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. If you have questions about the drugs you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.