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Brand Name: Soranib

Generic Name: Sorafenib

Manufacturer: Cipla

Dosage Form: Tablet

Strength: 200mg

Composition: Sorafenib

Packaging: 120 tablets (120 / bottle)

Indication:  Kidney, Thyroid, and liver cancer

Storage: Store at room temperature


Soranib (sorafenib) tablet is used to treat certain types of cancer (liver, kidney, and thyroid cancer). This medicine helps to prevent the multiplication of cancer cells. Tablet belongs to a class of medication known as a tyrosine kinase inhibitor. This is an anti-cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancerous cells. The recommended dose of medicine is decided by the doctor. Do not take this medicine in the wrong way as it may lead to some severe side effects. It is advisable not to change or stop the dose without taking suggestions from your doctor. If you experience any symptoms while receiving this medicine, inform your doctor immediately. Do not crush or break the tablet.


Sorafenib is a kinase inhibitor that decreases tumor cell proliferation in vitro. Sorafenib inhibited tumor growth of HCC, RCC, and DTC human tumor xenografts in immunocompromised mice. Reductions in tumor angiogenesis were seen in models of HCC and RCC upon Soranib treatment, and increases in tumor apoptosis were observed in models of HCC, RCC, and DTC.

After the oral administration, the effect of this medicine can be observed in 3 hours.

Usage Of Soranib

This medicine is also used in the treatment of cancer that affects the cells of kidney and liver cells which can not be removed by surgical procedures. This medicine helps to stop the growth of cancerous cells. The dose is decided by a doctor according to your response to the treatment and your previous medical condition. Do not miss your regular dosing schedule. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience any symptoms during treatment with this medicine. This medication may take some time to show results. Store this medicine at room temperature. Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to sorafenib.

Alternate Brands

  • Sorafina
  • Sorafenat

Side Effects  Soranib

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

  • Fatigue
  • Weight loss
  • Abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • Fever
  • Bloating
  • Blurred vision
  • Nausea
  • Bleeding gums
  • Headache
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Diarrhea
  • Hand-foot skin reaction
  • Rash
  • Pounding in the ears
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Constipation
  • Seizures
  • Sore throat
  • Indigestion
  • Pale skin
  • Coughing up blood
  • Dizziness
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • High blood pressure
  • Dehydration
  • Anemia
  • Weakness
  • Chest pain
  • Lightheadedness
  • Nosebleeds
  • Heartburn
  • Trouble in sleeping
  • Change of taste
  • Blurred vision
  • Swelling in your face
  • Unusual bleeding

Note- immediately contact your doctor if any side effect occurs

 Dosage  Of Soranib

Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Do not crush or break the tablet. 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.


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

Warnings  Of Soranib

Before starting treatment with the Soranib tablet, 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


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


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

Precautions Of Soranib

  • This medicine can reduce the number of white blood cells in the body.
  • Soranib tablets may increase the risk of bleeding.
  • Regular monitoring of blood pressure is required during the treatment with this medicine.
  • The use of this drug may cause dizziness
  • This medicine should be used with caution in patients with low blood glucose levels.
  • Consult a doctor if you are suffering from heart disease.
  • Hand-foot skin reaction generally appears in the first six weeks of treatment.

Cautions Of Soranib

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