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Sutent

SUNItinib
Sunitinib is used to treat certain types of advanced or progressive tumors of the stomach, intestines, esophagus, pancreas, or kidneys. Sunitinib may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
SUNItinib
DRUG TYPE
multikinase inhibitors

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Sunitinib can cause severe or fatal effects on your liver. You will need frequent blood tests to check your liver function during treatment. Call your doctor if you have any signs of a liver problem, such as right-sided upper stomach pain, itching, dark urine, or jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).

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Sutent capsule 12.5 mg25 mg37.5 mg50 mg

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