Inlyta Warnings and Precautions

You may develop potentially serious complications, such as thyroid problems, high blood pressure, or blood clots, during treatment with Inlyta. Safety precautions for those using this drug also include warnings of potential drug interactions and risks for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Make sure to discuss your complete medical history with your doctor before starting treatment to make sure Inlyta is appropriate for you.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Inlyta® (axitinib) if you have:
 
  • Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • A history of blood clots
  • Had a heart attack, stroke, or transient ischemic attack (TIA or "mini-stroke")
  • An untreated brain tumor
  • A history of bleeding problems, such as bleeding in your stomach, intestines, or brain
  • Thyroid problems, such as an underactive or overactive thyroid (hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism)
  • Wounds that have not healed
  • Plans to have surgery
  • A tear in your stomach or intestines (a perforation) or an abnormal connection between two parts of your gastrointestinal (GI) tract (a fistula)
  • Experienced a neurological condition known as reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome
  • Been told you have abnormal amounts of protein in your urine
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
 
You should also tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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