VANDETANIB (LUCIVAND) CAPSULES – TREATMENT FOR MULTIPLE CANCER
This medication is used to treat thyroid cancer (medullary type) that cannot be removed surgically or has spread to other parts of the body. It works by slowing or stopping the growth of malignant growth cells. Vandetanib belongs to a class of drugs known as tyrosine kinase inhibitors.
Before you start taking vandetanib, and every time you get a refill, read the Medication Guide provided by your doctor. If you have any questions, consult your doctor or a drug specialist.
Take this medication by mouth, with or without food, as directed by your doctor, at least once every day. Gulp this drug down. If you can’t swallow the tablets whole, place your portion in a glass of non-carbonated water (2 ounces or 60 milliliters) and mix for about 10 minutes, or until the tablet has broken apart. It should be noted that the tablet will not completely disintegrate. Avoid using different fluids.
Cerebral pain or obscured vision
The looseness of the bowels