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Inlyta Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is axitinib (Inlyta)?
- What are the possible side effects of axitinib (Inlyta)?
- What is the most important information I should know about axitinib (Inlyta)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking axitinib (Inlyta)?
- How should I take axitinib (Inlyta)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Inlyta)?
- What happens if I overdose (Inlyta)?
- What should I avoid while taking axitinib (Inlyta)?
- What other drugs will affect axitinib (Inlyta)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Inlyta)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Inlyta)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include seizure (convulsions).
What should I avoid while taking axitinib (Inlyta)?
Grapefruit and grapefruit juice may interact with axitinib and lead to potentially dangerous effects. Discuss the use of grapefruit products with your doctor.
What other drugs will affect axitinib (Inlyta)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- boceprevir (Victrelis);
- bosentan (Tracleer);
- conivaptan (Vaprisol);
- dexamethasone (Cortastat, Dexasone, Solurex, DexPak);
- imatinib (Gleevec);
- isoniazid (for treating tuberculosis);
- St. John's wort;
- theophylline (Elixophyllin, Theochron, Uniphyl);
- an antibiotic such as clarithromycin (Biaxin), erythromycin (E.E.S., EryPed, Ery-Tab, Erythrocin, Pediazole), rifabutin (Mycobutin), rifampin (Rifadin, Rifater, Rifamate), rifapentine (Priftin), or telithromycin (Ketek);
- antifungal medication such as itraconazole (Sporanox), ketoconazole (Nizoral), miconazole (Oravig), or voriconazole (Vfend);
- a barbiturate such as butabarbital (Butisol), secobarbital (Seconal), pentobarbital (Nembutal), or phenobarbital (Solfoton);
- heart or blood pressure medication such as nicardipine (Cardene) or quinidine (Quin-G);
- HIV/AIDS medication such as atazanavir (Reyataz), delavirdine (Rescriptor), efavirenz (Sustiva, Atripla), etravirine (Intelence), fosamprenavir (Lexiva), indinavir (Crixivan), nelfinavir (Viracept), nevirapine (Viramune), ritonavir (Norvir, Kaletra), saquinavir (Invirase), or telaprevir (Incivek);
- medicines to treat narcolepsy, such as armodafinil (Nuvigil) or modafinil (Progivil); or
- seizure medication such as carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Equetro, Tegretol), felbamate (Felbatol), oxcarbazepine (Trileptal), phenytoin (Dilantin), or primidone (Mysoline).
There may be other drugs that can interact with axitinib. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about axitinib.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Inlyta Information
- Inlyta Drug Interactions Center: axitinib oral
- Inlyta Side Effects Center
- Inlyta FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
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