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Review: Sutent side effects

In this review, we analyze Sutent side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Sutent. The review is based on 16,282 people who have side effects while taking Sutent from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What is Sutent

Sutent (latest outcomes from 16,381 users) has active ingredients of sunitinib malate. It is often used in renal cell carcinoma.

Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (sunitinib malate): Sunitinib Malate.

On Jul, 14, 2014: 16,282 people who reported to have side effects when taking Sutent are studied

 outcomes

Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Disease ProgressionDisease ProgressionDisease ProgressionDisease ProgressionDiarrhoeaMulti-organ FailureDisease ProgressionDeath
DiarrhoeaDiarrhoeaDeathHypertensionHypertensionHepatitis CholestaticRenal Cell CarcinomaDisease Progression
AstheniaDeathAstheniaDeathOsteonecrosis Of JawHaemolytic AnaemiaSuperior Vena Caval ObstructionFatigue
VomitingNauseaFatigueVomitingNauseaMyositisDiarrhoea
NauseaVomitingDiarrhoeaDiarrhoeaPalmar-plantar Erythrodysaesthesia SyndromeEosinophil Count IncreasedNausea
Platelet Count DecreasedFatigueNauseaHypothyroidismRenal Failure AcuteCardio-respiratory ArrestHypertension
PyrexiaDyspnoeaDyspnoeaOsteonecrosis Of JawHeadacheTubulointerstitial NephritisPalmar-plantar Erythrodysaesthesia Syndrome
ThrombocytopeniaThrombocytopeniaAnaemiaFatigueAtrial FibrillationThrombocytopeniaAsthenia
FatigueAstheniaVomitingNauseaMyocardial InfarctionThrombotic MicroangiopathyVomiting
DyspnoeaHypertensionPalmar-plantar Erythrodysaesthesia SyndromeRenal FailureDeathHepatic FailureDecreased Appetite

Most common side effects by gender * :

FemaleMale
DeathDeath
Disease ProgressionDisease Progression
NauseaFatigue
DiarrhoeaDiarrhoea
FatigueNausea
VomitingHypertension
AstheniaVomiting
HypertensionAsthenia
DehydrationDyspnoea
ThrombocytopeniaPalmar-plantar Erythrodysaesthesia Syndrome

Most common side effects by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gastrointestinal Stromal TumourGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationPneumothoraxDeathDeathDeathDeathDeath
Multi-organ FailurePlantar ErythemaDisease ProgressionPalmar-plantar Erythrodysaesthesia SyndromeNauseaDisease ProgressionDiarrhoeaDisease Progression
Disease ProgressionHypothyroidismWeight IncreasedOedema PeripheralPlatelet Count DecreasedDiarrhoeaDisease ProgressionDiarrhoea
AscitesHaemorrhage SubcutaneousSarcomaPleural EffusionFatigueNauseaVomitingFatigue
ThrombocytopeniaApnoeaWeight DecreasedHeadacheDisease ProgressionVomitingNauseaNausea
NeutropeniaHair Colour ChangesNeutropeniaDisease ProgressionAscitesPainFatigueAsthenia
SepsisNeutropeniaHypokalaemiaNauseaPalmar-plantar Erythrodysaesthesia SyndromePleural EffusionAstheniaVomiting
Ventricular TachycardiaEpistaxisHypotensionNeutropeniaPleural EffusionPyrexiaHypertensionHypertension
ThrombocytopeniaAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedVision BlurredAnaemiaDyspnoeaDyspnoeaPlatelet Count Decreased
Abdominal PainAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedConvulsionDyspnoeaFatiguePleural EffusionThrombocytopenia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • Can you please advise if increasing the intake of Ramipril from 15 to 20 mg daily will have a negative interaction with 50 mg of Sutent? At the moment I am on 15 mg of Ramipril during the periods when I use Sutent and it lowers the BP somehow, but not enough to put me in the safe range. My Sutent treatment schedule is 2 weeks on 50 mg daily followed by 1 week of no Sutent, etc. during the 1 week of no Sutent my BP lowers to normal levels with less or no Ramipril. What could be the side effects? Thank you.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Pain comes and goes in very sharp stabs in the top right of back behind shoulder blade. Is this normal or should we worry about another cause.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Sutent made me feel terrible while on the 50mg. On the 25 I felt much better. I my tumors did shrink while on the drug, but came right back after I went off. Sutent is very, very hard to live with.

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  • Can metformin 2000ml /day effect a 3/4 size [only kidney] function
    i am a cancer patient for 15 yrs since 1999 - renal carcinoma diagnosed dec 23 1999 fully involved right kidney - removed entirely jan 27/2000 - recovery 8 months - did a man internal check in may 2010 and discovered cancer had grown on 1/4 of left kidney - so aug 26th 2010 i lost 1/4 of that kid ...

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