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Side effect(s) of Lenvatinib

Read the side effects of Lenvatinib as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

General: Fever, fatigue, joint and muscle pain, hair loss

Respiratory: Shortness of breath, cough, nose bleeding (epistaxis)

Skin: Rashes, redness, itching or peeling of the skin

Digestive Tract: Nausea, decreased appetite, mouth sores, stomach pain, constipation or diarrhea, liver problems resulting in jaundice and light-colored stools, perforation in the digestive tract.

Cardiovascular system: Heart problems, swelling of the feet, high blood pressure, formation of blood clots, bleeding, and altered electrical activity of the heart (called QT prolongation)

Central Nervous System: Seizures, headache, changes in vision due to a condition called reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome (RPLS).

Endocrine System: Changes in thyroid stimulating hormone level.

Fluid and Electrolyte Abnormalities: Dehydration, altered levels of potassium, calcium and magnesium.

Female Reproductive System: Heavy menstrual bleeding.

Urinary System: Increased protein in urine, urine infection, kidney failure.

Other Precautions : While taking lenvatinib, do not breastfeed your baby to avoid harmful side effects.

Drug Name : Lenvatinib

Lenvatinib generic Lenvatinib belongs to a group of medications called kinase inhibitors. It is prescribed for the treatment of advanced thyroid cancer which has spread to the distant parts of the body and cannot be treated with radioactive iodine. It is also used in the treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma, a type of kidney cancer along with another drug everolimus after another cancer treatment. It inhibits certain tyrosine kinases and thereby controls the cancer.
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