VENETOCLAX 100MG TABLET (VENCLYXTO)

VENETOCLAX 100MG TABLET (VENCLYXTO)

DESCRIPTION

  • Composition: venetoclax
  • Manufacturer: Abbvie
  • Indication: Leukemia
  • Dosage Form: Tablet

PACKAGE

  • 100mg

Brand Name – Venclyxto

Generic Name – Venetoclax

Manufacturer – Abbvie

Dosage Form – Tablets

Strength – 100mg

Indication – Blood Cancer

Storage – Store at room temperature.

Venclyxto is an anti-cancer medicine available by prescription. It is used in the treatment of certain types of blood cancers. This drug is prescribed to treat mainly small lymphocytic lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and acute myeloid leukemia. It is available in the strength of 100mg as tablets for oral use. Venclyxto contains Venetoclax that belongs to the class of B-cell lymphoma-2 (BCL-2) inhibitors. It is a kind of targeted therapy medicine.

Pharmacodynamics
Venetoclax promotes rapid and extensive apoptosis of CLL cells, which can happen in 24 hours and result in tumor lysis syndrome. Patients with relapsed CLL (chronic lymphocytic leukemia) or SLL (small lymphocytic leukemia), even those with poor prognostic features, responded well to venetoclax, a drug that selectively targets BCL2. This medication is not expected to influence the cardiac QT interval.

Side Effects Of Venetoclax 100 Mg Tablet

The common side effects of Venclyxto (Venetoclax) tablets are listed below. Ask your doctor about the ways to manage them at home.

  • Chills
  • Sore throat
  • Vomiting
  • Lower back pain
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Nosebleeds
  • Sneezing
  • Cloudy urine
  • Rapid weight gain
  • Pain while urinating
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Increased menstrual flow
  • Blood in urine
  • Frequent urination
  • Confusion
  • Seizures
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Pale skin

Consult your doctor if you experience side effects for a long time.

Venclyxto (Venetoclax 100 mg) tablets must be taken orally with water as per the prescription. Swallow the tablets. Don’t crush or chew them.

Missed Dose
If you miss a dose of Venclyxto (Venetoclax 100 mg) tablets, consult your doctor. Know the ways of coping with the skipped dose. Don’t take doubled strength the next time.

Overdose
If you overdose on Venclyxto (Venetoclax) tablets, seek immediate medical attention. You may require hospitalization in case of severe events.

Before starting Venclyxto (Venetoclax 100 mg) therapy, make sure to consult your doctor and tell your:

  • Medical history
  • Medicines you already consume
  • Any known allergies

Contraception

Use effective contraception and other safe sex practices during Venclyxto (Venetoclax 100 mg) therapy to avoid pregnancy.

Driving

Driving after the administration of Venclyxto (Venetoclax 100 mg) tablets may not be safe. This is because the drug may cause dizziness and loss of concentration.

Warnings For Females

Pregnancy

Do not administer Venclyxto (Venetoclax) during pregnancy without knowing its potential risks and benefits from your doctor. It may cause severe harm.

Breastfeeding

Do not administer Venclyxto (Venetoclax) during breastfeeding without knowing its potential risks and benefits from your doctor. This drug may be excreted in mother’s milk.

Cautions

  • Don’t crush or chew Venclyxto (Venetoclax) tablets.
  • Patients with severe neutropenia may require regular monitoring during Venclyxto (Venetoclax) therapy.
  • The use of Venclyxto (Venetoclax) tablets in liver patients must be done with caution to avoid adverse events

DESCRIPTION

  • Composition: venetoclax
  • Manufacturer: Abbvie
  • Indication: Leukemia
  • Dosage Form: Tablet

PACKAGE

  • 100mg
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