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Side effect(s) of Sunitinib

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

Most Common - Fatigue, weakness, fever, diarrhea, nausea, mouth ulcer, vomiting, indigestion, abdominal pain, constipation, high blood pressure, swelling in the extremities, rash, hand-foot syndrome, skin discoloration, dry skin, hair color changes, altered taste, headache, back pain, joint pain, cough, difficulty in breathing, loss of appetite, and bleeding.

Gastrointestinal - Dry mouth, reflux, flatulence, mouth pain, burning tongue, and piles.

Heart - High blood pressure, fluid retention, and chest pain.

Skin - Hair loss, redness, and itching.

Central Nervous System - Dizziness, depression, and sleeplessness.

Musculoskeletal - Limb discomfort.

Endocrine - Thyroid deficiency.

Respiratory - Throat pain and upper respiratory tract infection.

Miscellaneous- Necrotizing fasciitis and pyoderma gangrenosum.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Sunitinib

Sunitinib(Sutent) generic is a multikinase inhibitor, prescribed for gastrointestinal stromal tumor or renal cell carcinoma (RCC), and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNET). It works by preventing the growth of cancer cells.
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