Product Features
Product Name:
Axinix
Generic Name:
Axitinib
Manufacturer:
Beacon Pharmaceuticals
Formulation:
Tablet
Pack Size:
180 Tablets or 60 Tablets
Strengths:
1 mg or 5 mg
Price:
1mg:$ 260
5mg:$ 320

  Introduction

Axitinib is a prescription medication used to treat advanced kidney cancer (advanced renal cell carcinoma or RCC) when one prior drug treatment for this disease has not worked. Axitinib belongs to a group of drugs called tyrosine kinase inhibitors, which work by blocking the action of an abnormal protein that signals cancer cells to multiply. This helps slow or stop the spread of cancer cells.

  Indication

Axitinib is a prescription medicine used to treat advanced kidney cancer (advanced renal cell carcinoma or RCC) when one prior drug treatment for this disease has not worked.

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

  Usage & Dosage

Take axitinib exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The recommended starting oral dose of axitinib is 5 mg twice daily.

Take axitinib doses approximately 12 hours apart with or without food. axitinib should be swallowed whole with a glass of water.