Ponatinib 15mg Tablets Iclusig

Trade Name: Iclusig

Manufacturer: Ikon Pharma

Presentation: Tablet

Strength: 15mg

What is the purpose of Ponatinib 15mg Tablets?

Ponatinib 15mg Tablets is a drug that is used to treat chronic-phase chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) in individuals who have failed at least two other treatments.

What is the best way to take ponatinib?

Ponatinib pills can be taken before or after meals. Do not crush or chew the pill; instead, swallow it whole with a glass of water. If you miss a dose, make sure to remember to take your next dose on time. To make up for a missed dose, do not take two doses on the same day.

What are the ponatinib adverse effects?

  • Dry skin, rash
  • stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, constipation
  • headache, muscle or joint pain
  • pain in your arms, hands, legs, or feet
  • elevated blood pressure
  • fever, fatigued feeling are all common side effects. For more details Click Here.

What is the efficacy of ponatinib?

In 60% of patients, the initial daily dose of Ponatinib was 15mg Tablets in 38% it was 30 mg, and in 2% it was 15 mg. In comparison to the baseline, 85 per cent of patients had a better molecular response after a median of 12 months. Among them, ten individuals (40%) had a deep molecular reaction.

Is ponatinib associated with weight gain?

If you have a decrease or change in the amount of urine you produce, joint pain, stiffness, or swelling, lower back, side, or stomach pain, rapid weight gain, swelling of the feet or lower legs, or unusual weariness or weakness, call your doctor straight once. This medication may have an impact on how your body heals cuts and wounds.

What are the effects of tyrosine kinase inhibitors?

Tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) suppress tyrosine kinases, which are chemical messengers (enzymes). Tyrosine kinases are involved in the transmission of growth signals in cells, therefore inhibiting them prevents the cell from growing and dividing. Cancer growth inhibitors can target one or more types of tyrosine kinase.

What is ponatinib hydrochloride and how does it work?

Take note of how the words are spoken.. (poh-NA-tih-nib HY-droh-KLOR-ide) A medicine used to treat adults with specific kinds of chronic myelogenous leukaemia or acute lymphoblastic leukaemia with the Philadelphia chromosome.

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