COMETRIQ

DESCRIPTION

  • Composition: Cabozantinib
  • Manufacturer: Exelixis
  • Indication: Kidney Cancer, Thyroid Cancer, Liver cancer
  • Packaging: Strip
  • Form: Capsule

PACKAGE

  • 140 mg

Brand Name: Cometriq

Generic Name: Cabozantinib

Manufacturer: Exelixis

Dosage Form: Capsules

Strength: 100mg

Composition: Cabozantinib

Packaging: Blisters pack

Indication: Kidney, Thyroid, and liver cancer

Storage: Store at room temperature

Overview
Cometriq (cabozantinib) is used to treat certain types of cancer (kidney, thyroid, and liver cancer). It works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells. The recommended dose of medicine is decided by the doctor. Medicine interferes with the growth of cancer cells, which are eventually destroyed by the body. Comteriq medicine comes in the form of a capsule. Your doctor will decide the dosing schedule according to your medical condition and your response to the treatment. Do not take this medicine in the wrong way as it may lead to some severe side effects. Inform your medical advisor if you are using any other medications. Do not crush or chew the capsule.

Pharmacodynamics Of Cometriq (Cabozantinib)
Cabozantinib suppresses metastasis, angiogenesis, and oncogenesis by inhibiting receptor tyrosine kinases. After oral administration, the effect of this medicine can be observed in 2-5 hours.

Usage Of Cometriq (Cabozantinib)
Cometriq medicine is available in the form of capsules. Take this medicine regularly at the same time to get the most benefit from it. Cabozantinib belongs to the class of drugs known as tyrosine kinase inhibitors. This medication works by blocking signals that allow cancer cells to grow and multiply. It is also used to treat advanced kidney and thyroid cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience any symptoms during treatment with this medicine. This medication may take some time to show results. Do not skip or miss the dosing schedule. It is important to take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your medical advisor. This medicine is not recommended in pregnant women. Store this medicine at room temperature. Protect it from moisture and heat.

Side Effects Of Cometriq

This medicine may cause some major and minor side effects. Discuss the risks and benefits of this medication with the doctor before starting the treatment.

Common Side Effects

  • Blurred vision
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Fainting
  • Headache
  • Mouth sores
  • Stomach pain
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Weight loss
  • Back pain
  • Seizures
  • High blood pressure
  • Muscle pain
  • Loss of taste
  • Indigestion
  • Cough
  • Fatigue
  • Jaw pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pale skin
  • Dehydration
  • Loss of appetite
  • Poor wound healing
  • Lightheadedness
  • Dizziness
  • Nosebleeds
  • Skin rash
  • Blood clots
  • Loss of coordination
  • Sunken eyes
  • Pounding in the ears
  • Dry skin
  • Hair loss
  • Easy bruising
  • Swelling in your ankles and feet

Note- please contact your doctor if any side effects occur

Dosage Of Cometriq

Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Do not crush or chew the capsule. Take this medicine on an empty stomach one hour before or two hours after the meals.

Missed Dose
It is advisable not to miss a dose. If you miss a scheduled dose of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately.

Overdose
In case of an overdose, the doctor will provide emergency medical treatment.

Warnings Of Cometriq

Before starting treatment with the Cometriq capsule, do not forget to discuss your previous medical history with your doctor. If you experience any symptoms while receiving this medication, do not ignore those symptoms because it may lead to higher risk.

Contraception

Use effective methods of contraception to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.

Children and adolescents

This medicine is not advisable for use in children and adolescents.

Warnings For Female

  • Pregnancy

Do not use Cometriq if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Avoid this medication at the time of pregnancy.

  • Breastfeeding

This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding unless it is necessary. Please consult your medical advisor before starting treatment with this medication.

Precautions Of Cometriq

  • This medication delays wound healing.
  • Do not take this medicine with food.
  • Avoid the use of grapefruit products while taking this medicine.
  • Do not breastfeed while taking this medicine.
  • This drug may cause dizziness.
  • Before starting treatment tell the doctor about your previous medical history.
  • Do not receive any vaccinations without consulting with your doctor.

Cautions Of Cometriq

  • Do not crush, chew, or break the capsule.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery.
  • Not safe for pregnant women.
  • Do not breastfeed while receiving this medication.

DESCRIPTION

  • Composition: Cabozantinib
  • Manufacturer: Exelixis
  • Indication: Kidney Cancer, Thyroid Cancer, Liver cancer
  • Packaging: Strip
  • Form: Capsule

PACKAGE

  • 140 mg
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