Brand Name:- Lenvima

Generic Name:- Lenvatinib

Manufacturer:- Eisai

Dosage Form:- Capsule

Strength:- 10mg | 8mg | 4mg

Composition:- Lenvatinib

Packaging:- 10 capsules (10/strip)

Indication:- Kidney, Thyroid, and Liver cancer

Storage:- Store at room temperature.


Lenvima (Lenvatinib 10mg Capsule) is a medicine that is used to treat certain kinds of cancer (Thyroid cancer, Kidney cancer, and Liver cancer). This medicine belongs to a group of cancer-fighting medications known as antineoplastic. Take this medicine with or without food. Your doctor will decide the exact dosage. Do not take this medicine in the wrong way as it may lead to some severe side effects. If you experience any symptoms while receiving this medicine, inform your doctor immediately. It is advisable not to change or stop the dose without taking suggestions from your doctor. This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

Pharmacodynamics Of Lenvima (Lenvatinib 10mg Capsule)

Lenvatinib is a receptor tyrosine kinase receptor that inhibits the kinase activities of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) receptors VEGFR1, VEGFR2, and VEGFR3. Lenvatinib also inhibits other RTKs that have been implicated in pathogenic angiogenesis, tumor growth, and cancer progression in addition to their normal cellular functions, including fibroblast growth factor (FGF) receptors FGFR1, 2, 3, and 4; the platelet-derived growth factor receptor alpha (PDGFRα), KIT, and RET. After the oral administration, the effect of this medicine can be observed in 1 to 4 hours.

Alternate Brands

  • Lenvacine

Side Effects Of Lenvima (Lenvatinib 10mg Capsule)

This medicine may cause some serious and unwanted side effects. It requires immediate medical attention otherwise it can also lead to higher risk. Discuss the risks and benefits of this medication with a medical advisor before starting the treatment.

Common Side Effects 

  • Bladder pain
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhea
  • Bleeding
  • Sore throat
  • Vomiting
  • Coughing up blood
  • Skin rash
  • Joint pain
  • Nausea
  • Tiredness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Indigestion
  • Pale skin
  • High blood pressure
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Bloating
  • Chest pain
  • Hair loss
  • Rapid weight gain
  • Pounding in the ears
  • Change or loss of taste
  • Painful or difficult urination
  • Unusual bruising
  • Shortness of breath
  • Slow wound healing
  • Change in vision
  • Numbness
  • Allergic reaction
  • Low calcium levels
  • Anxiety

Note- Please contact your doctor, if any side effect occurs.


Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Do not chew or open the capsule. Take this medicine with or without food.

Missed Dose 

  •  It is advisable not to miss a dose. If you miss a scheduled dose of Lenvima capsule, contact your doctor immediately.


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

Usage Of Lenvima (Lenvatinib 10mg Capsule) 

This medicine belongs to a class of drugs known as tyrosine kinase inhibitors. It is an anti-cancer medication. This medication works by blocking the nutrient supply, which helps to stop the growth of cancer cells. Take this medicine orally once a day. Do not chew or open the capsule. The dose is decided by a medical advisor according to your response to the treatment and your previous medical condition. Try not to miss your dosing schedule. Protect this medicine from heat and light.


Before starting treatment with Lenvima, please inform your doctor about your previous medical history. 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
    • Lenvima capsules shouldn’t be used by pregnant women. Lenvatinib may cause harm to the baby. It is recommended that this medicine should be avoided during pregnancy.
  • Breastfeeding
    • This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding unless it is necessary. Please consult your medical advisor before starting treatment with this medication.


  • Close monitoring of kidney function and liver function is required during the treatment with this medicine.
  • This medication can affect the way the body uses thyroid hormones.
  • This medicine may increase the risk of bleeding.
  • Close monitoring of blood calcium levels and dose adjustment is required in some patients.
  • This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from heart disease.
  • This medicine may increase the chance of blood clots.
  • This medication may delay wound healing.


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