PONAXEN 45MG | 15MG TABLETS

PONAXEN 45MG | 15MG TABLETS

DESCRIPTION

  • Composition : Ponatinib
  • Manufacturer : Everest
  • Indication : Leukemia
  • Packaging : Tablet 30
  • Dosage Form : Tablet

PACKAGE

  • 45mg
  • 15mg

Brand name – Ponaxen

Generic name – Ponatinib

Manufacturer – Everest

Strength – 45mg, 15mg

Dosage Form – Tablet

Composition – Ponatinib

Indication – Leukemia

Storage – at room temperature

Overview Of Ponaxen 45mg Tablet
Ponaxen 45mg or 15mg tablet is a chemotherapy medication that is used to treat blood cancers like chronic myeloid leukemia. The generic name of this medication is Ponatinib. It is a kinase inhibitor that stops the progression of the disease as it stops the cell proliferation. It is an oral tablet that should not be taken with grapefruit as it can hinder its functioning.

Pharmacodynamics
Ponaxen is a kinase inhibitor that inhibits the functioning of Bcr-Abl tyrosine kinase protein. This protein is the one that causes the progression of leukemia. Ponaxen also stops certain growth factors that cause the progression of the disease. This medication works by stopping the cell growth and spreading of cancerous cells.

SIDE EFFECTS Of Ponaxen 45mg Tablet

  • Weight loss
  • Loss of appetite
  • Cough
  • Hair loss
  • White patches or sore lips in the mouth and throat
  • Blood in vomit
  • Red and dry eyes
  • Increased bleeding
  • Unusual bruises
  • Slow wound healing
  • Fever
  • Nausea
  • Swelling of arms and legs
  • Decreased urination
  • Sensitivity of light
  • Seizures
  • Vaginal bleeding

This medicine is prescribed by the doctor thus, follow the prescription. Ponaxen 45mg (15mg) tablets are taken orally once daily and can be taken with or without food. However, it is advisable to avoid grapefruit and its juice along with the dose.

Missed Dose
It is advisable to avoid missing any doses of Ponaxen 45mg in case you miss one consult your doctor immediately.

Overdose
In case of an overdose on Ponaxen, immediately contact your doctor or any healthcare provider and seek medical attention.

  • Ponaxen can cause an allergic reaction in some patients hence it becomes necessary to read the complete composition list before use.
  • Inform the doctor about all the dietary supplements, herbal medications, and prescription and non-prescription drugs.
  • Ponaxen can decrease fertility in women. Also, it is advisable to avoid pregnancy during and till three weeks after the last dose.
  • Regular consumption of Ponaxen can increase the blood pressure.
  • Inform the doctor if you have diabetes, pancreatitis, or any bleeding problem. Also, inform if you have lactose intolerance or consume alcohol.

DESCRIPTION

  • Composition : Ponatinib
  • Manufacturer : Everest
  • Indication : Leukemia
  • Packaging : Tablet 30
  • Dosage Form : Tablet

PACKAGE

  • 45mg
  • 15mg
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