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Farydak

panobinostat
Panobinostat is a cancer medicine that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Panobinostat is used in combination with other drugs to treat multiple myeloma. Panobinostat is usually given after other cancer medicines have been tried without success. Panobinostat was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on an "accelerated" basis. In clinical studies, the medicine slowed progression of the disease. However, it has not been shown that panobinostat can improve symptoms or lengthen survival time. Panobinostat may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
panobinostat
DRUG TYPE
histone deacetylase inhibitors

Frequently Asked Questions

Panobinostat can cause severe diarrhea. Tell your doctor if you have diarrhea with stomach cramps or if you get dehydrated (extreme thirst, decreased urination, sweating or hot and dry skin).

Panobinostat can also cause serious or fatal heart problems. Get emergency medical help if you have chest pain, fast or slow heartbeats, dizziness or fainting, swelling in your legs, or shortness of breath.

While using this medicine, you will need frequent medical tests.

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