- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 How Do I Take It?
- 5 Precautions
- 6 Symptoms of Overdosage
- 7 Common Side-Effects
- 8 Serious Side-Effects
- 9 Rare Side-Effects
- 10 Disease Interactions
- 11 Technical Classification
- 12 Storage Conditions
- 13 Prescription Statistics
- 13.1 How Frequently is it taken?
- 13.2 What was the Dosage Advised?
- 13.3 How long was it prescribed?
- 13.4 What is the break-up across patient age-group?
- 13.5 What is the gender-breakup across patients?
- 13.6 What kind of doctors prescribe this medicine?
- 13.7 Most common Medicines advised along-side?
- 13.8 Most common Diagnostic/Lab Tests advised along-side?
- 13.9 Most common Home Remedies advised along-side?
- 14 Available Alternatives
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OverviewIBRUTINIB is a Schedule H drug.
Ibrutinib is a cancer medicine that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Ibrutinib is used to treat certain types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, including mantle cell lymphoma (MCL), Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia, and chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)/small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL) in people with or without 17p deletion. Ibrutinib is also used to treat marginal cell lymphoma and chronic graft-versus-host disease.
UsageIBRUTINIB is generally used to treat: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Mantle Cell Lymphoma, Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Graft Versus Host Disease
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Studies indicate Risk – Doctor advice is must
How Do I Take It?IBRUTINIB is generally taken With Food.
Route of Administration: Oral
PrecautionsConsult your doctor before having any surgery even dental surgery while taking ibrutinib. Do not take ibrutinib if you are planning to become pregnant as it may harm the fetus. Avoid eating Seville oranges or grapefruit and do not drink grapefruit juice while taking ibrutinib as it may increase the concentration of the drug in the blood.
Symptoms of OverdosageIBRUTINIB over-dosage can result in: Difficulty Breathing
Common Side-EffectsIBRUTINIB : Anemia, Neutropenia, Thrombocytopenia, Subdural Hematoma, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Hematuria (Blood In Urine), Back Pain, Face Swelling, Eyes Blurred Vision, Blood Or Red Colored Urine, Chills, Confusion, Cough, Pain With Urination, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Dry Mouth, Fainting, Irregular Heartbeat, Fever, Head Headache, Increased Thirst, Nausea, Vomit, Seizures (uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs), Throat Soreness
Serious Side-EffectsIBRUTINIB : BRAIN BLEED, Skin Rash, Chest Pain, Fainting, Nausea, Fever
Rare Side-EffectsIBRUTINIB : Body Itching, Dizziness, Difficulty Breathing
Disease InteractionsIBRUTINIB can interfere with: Heart Arrhythmias, Hypertension, Bacterial Infection, Fungal Infection, Acute Renal Failure
Technical ClassificationIBRUTINIB is categorized as: MULTIKINASE INHIBITORS / ANTINEOPLASTICS
Storage ConditionsRoom Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)
Prescription StatisticsFollowing information is taken from treatment plans advised by our doctors. This is Only for informational purpose and you must seek doctor’s advice if you are not well.
How Frequently is it taken?
What was the Dosage Advised?
How long was it prescribed?
What is the break-up across patient age-group?
|60 to 70yrs||100%|
What is the gender-breakup across patients?
What kind of doctors prescribe this medicine?
Most common Medicines advised along-side?
|VALCIVIR 500MG TAB||90%|
|SEPTRAN DS TAB||86%|
|ZYLORIC 100MG TAB||81%|
|ORALOZ 10MG LOZENGE||81%|
|AMARYL 2MG TAB||14%|
|ONDEROMET 2.5/500 TAB||10%|
|ONDERO MET 2.5MG/500MG TAB||10%|
Most common Diagnostic/Lab Tests advised along-side?
|IGG TEST (BIOCHEMISTRY)||10%|
Most common Home Remedies advised along-side?
|Plenty of fluids (Diet)||81%|
|Plenty of liquids (Diet)||62%|
|Hygienic Precautions (Hygiene)||14%|
|Precautions As Advised (Others)||14%|
|Follow diet as advised (Diet)||14%|
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