Lenvatinib belongs to the group of anti-cancer drugs called antineoplastic drugs, and more specifically to the family of drugs called protein kinase inhibitors. It is used to treat thyroid cancer that has recurred or metastasized (spread) or advanced.
Lenvatinib recognizes and binds certain types of cancer cells. This can slow or prevent the growth and division of cancer.
Do not give this medicine to others, even if they have the same symptoms as you. It can be harmful for people to take this medicine if the doctor has not prescribed it.
How should I use this medicine?
Swallow the capsules whole with water. Do not crush or chew the drug. Lenvatinib can be taken with a meal or on an empty stomach.
It is important that you take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you.
Many things can affect the dose of medication that a person needs, such as: body weight, other diseases and other drugs. If your doctor has recommended a dose other than the one indicated here, do not change the way in which you take the medicine without consulting your doctor...Contine Reading