About OPDYTA 40mg Injection
OPDYTA 40mg Injection is used in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer, kidney cancer, head and neck cancer, melanoma, Hodgkin’s disease, and liver cancer.
OPDYTA 40mg Injection is given as an infusion into vein by a qualified medical professional. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.
Some common side effects of this medicine include rash, weakness, headache, and fever. Some serious side effects which may occur during infusion include chills or shaking, itching, rash, flushing, difficulty breathing and dizziness. Hence, your doctor will check you timely after infusion for allergic reaction.
Before taking it, tell your doctor if have lung disease, liver, or kidney problems or are taking any medicines to treat infections. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. Use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.
Uses Of OPDYTA 40mg Injection
- Non-small cell lung cancer
- Kidney cancer
- Head and neck cancer
- Hodgkin’s disease
- Liver cancer
Benefits Of OPDYTA 40mg Injection
In Non-small cell lung cancer
In Kidney cancer
In Head and neck cancer
In Hodgkin’s disease
In Liver cancer
Side Effects Of OPDYTA 40mg Injection
Common side effects of OPDYTA
- Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
- Back pain
- Stomach pain
- Upper respiratory tract infection
- Decreased appetite