vandetanib (generic name)
It is a medicine for certain types of thyroid cancer.
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What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
-allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
-bloody or black, tarry stools
-changes in vision
-chest pain or palpitations
-confusion, trouble speaking or understanding
-fast, irregular heartbeat
-feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
-fever, chills, or sore throat
-high blood pressure
-redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
-red or dark-brown urine
-red spots on the skin
-spitting up blood or brown material that looks like coffee grounds
-sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or legs
-swelling of the legs or ankles
-trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination
-unusual bleeding or bruising
-unusually weak or tired
-yellowing of the eyes or skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (Report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome.):
-loss of appetite
Where should I keep my medicine?Keep out of the reach of children.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.