Jakavi 20 mg
Jakavi 20 mg Tablet is a type of kinase inhibitor used to treat bone marrow problems like myelofibriosis and polycythemia vera in case there is an inadequate response or intolerance.
Description Of Jakavi 20mg
Jakavi 20mg Tablet is a type of kinase inhibitor used to treat bone marrow problems like myelofibriosis and polycythemia vera in case there is an inadequate response or intolerance towards hydroxyurea. Its mechanism involves blocking substances involved in myelofibriosis, like JAK1 and JAK2.
Jakavi 20mg Chemical Name
Jakavi 20mg Manufacturer
- Novartis India Ltd
Uses of Jakavi 20mg
Jakavi 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chronic idiopathic myelofibrosis.
What is Jakavi 20mg?
Jakavi 20mg Tablet belongs to the group of medications called antineoplastics, or anti-cancer medications. Jakavi 20mg Tablet, an oral medication, contains Ruxolitinib as an active ingredient. It is a prescription drug that should be used under proper medical guidance and advice. Do not share the medicine with others, since they may be suffering from a problem that is not effectively treated by this drug.
How Jakavi 20mg working?
Jakavi 20mg Tablet is an anti-cancer medication. It works by blocking the action of the abnormal protein that signals cancer cells to multiply. This helps to stop or slow the spread of cancer cells.
How is Jakavi 20mg used?
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Jakavi 20mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Jakavi 20mg Indications
Take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Your dose is likely to change during the duration of the therapy based on your clinical condition and therapeutic response. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Jakavi 20mg Dosage
- Jakavi 5mg
- Jakavi 15mg
- Jakavi 20mg
Contraindication Of Jakavi 20mg
Hypersensitivity to Jakavi 20mg Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Jakavi 20mg Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
- Serious infection
Adverse effects Of Jakavi 20mg
- Muscle spasms
- Stomach pain
- Weight gain
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Jakavi 20mg
Jakavi 20mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Jakavi 20mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Jakavi 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Jakavi 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Jakavi 20mg Tablet is not advised in patients with moderate to severe kidney disease.
Jakavi 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Jakavi 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Storage Conditions for Jakavi 20mg
Store Jakavi 20mg Tablet in a cool and dry place (Not in refrigerator).
Discard the medicine if its expiry date has crossed.
Keep this cancer medicine away from the reach of children or pets.