What are the Side Effects of Pazopanib 200 mg?

Author : Magicine Pharma | Published On : 29 Jan 2024

Pazopanib is an anticancer medication that is used for the treatment of kidney cancer. It is a target therapy medicine and it is also known by the brand name Paznib. Along with kidney cancer, it is also used for the treatment of soft tissue sarcoma. The tablets are available as 200mg and 400mg tablets and are manufactured by Arechar Healthcare. Pazopanib is a second-generationtyrosine kinase inhibitor that functions by blocking the working of vascular epithelial growth factor receptors and many other growth factor receptors. This medication also targets the factors that are useful in angiogenesis which is a process by which the tumour forms blood vessels needed for growth. Additionally, Pazopanib tablets can trigger cell death in the cancerous cells. Pazopanib 200mg or 400mg are taken orally on an empty stomach one hour before or two hours after the meal.


Some of the precautions to remember when taking Pazopanib tablets are –

  • It is advisable to get complete information about the composition of pazopanib since some of the components can cause an allergic reaction such as redness, rashes and swelling of the skin.
  • Also, it is advisable to avoid breastfeeding or getting pregnant when taking Pazopanib as it can harm fetal development.
  • Inform the doctor if you have faced any internal bleeding issues in the stomach or brain in the last seven months or not. Also, inform about any surgery. In addition, also inform the doctor about the irregular heart rate, prolonged QT segment, hypertension or any other underlying heart disease.
  • Pazopanib can interact with several medications be it prescription, non-prescription, vitamins or mineral supplements. Hence, inform the doctor about – ketoconazole, mexiletine,propranolol, verapamil, ritonavir, etc.

Some of the side effects of Pazopanib are –

  • Diarrhea
  • Swelling of the face
  • Hair loss
  • Brittle nails
  • Heartburn
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Lightening of the skin
  • Weight loss
  • Irregular heart rate
  • Nosebleeds
  • Blood in urine or stool

The price of Pazopanib Tablet 200mg is high however you can purchase it from Magicine Pharma at an affordable price as they can provide these medications at an affordable price.Magicine Pharma is providing these tablets for up to 10% off.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q 1 - Where to storePazopanib tablets?

Ans - It is advisable to store the tablets at a place below 30°C. 

Q 2 - Can I drink alcohol with Pazopanib? 

Ans – it is advisable to avoid drinking alcohol during treatment with Pazopanib 200mg even though no interactions between the two are known.

Q 3 - How long is the treatment with Pazopanib tablets? 

Ans – The doctor decides for how long the treatment with Pazopanib tablets will continue depending on the stage, health and condition of the patient.