Rezlidhia 150 Mg Capsule Antineoplastic – Isocitrate Dehydrogenase-1 Inhibitor (IDH1)

Rezlidhia 150 Mg Capsule Antineoplastic - Isocitrate Dehydrogenase-1 Inhibitor (IDH1)
Rezlidhia 150 Mg Capsule Antineoplastic - Isocitrate Dehydrogenase-1 Inhibitor (IDH1)
Rezlidhia is an antineoplastic drug that inhibits the enzyme IDH1, often used as a treatment for certain types of cancer.
Active Ingredient: Isocitrate Dehydrogenase-1 Inhibitor (IDH1)
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Side Effects

Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea or constipation, joint pain, headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, or tiredness may occur. Pain or sores in the mouth and throat may occur. Brush your teeth carefully/gently, avoid using mouthwash that contains alcohol, and rinse your mouth often with cool water mixed with baking soda or salt. It may also be best to eat soft, moist foods. If any of these effects last or get worse, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Remember that this medication has been prescribed because your doctor has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.

Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, including: signs of liver problems (such as nausea/vomiting that doesn't stop, loss of appetite, stomach/abdominal pain, yellowing eyes/skin, dark urine).

Olutasidenib can commonly cause a rash that is usually not serious. However, you may not be able to tell it apart from a rash that could be a sign of a severe reaction. Get medical help right away if you develop any rash.

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

In the US – Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.

In Canada – Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.

Uses

This medication is used to treat a certain type of blood cell cancer (acute myeloid leukemia-AML). Olutasidenib works by stopping or slowing the growth of cancer cells.

How to use Rezlidhia 150 Mg Capsule Antineoplastic – Isocitrate Dehydrogenase-1 Inhibitor (IDH1)

Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start taking olutasidenib and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor, usually twice daily (about 12 hours apart). Take it on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal. Swallow the capsules whole. Do not break, open, or chew the capsules.

The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.

Do not increase your dose or use this drug more often or for longer than prescribed. Your condition will not improve any faster, and your risk of serious side effects will increase.

If you vomit after taking a dose, do not take another dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.

Warnings

Olutasidenib may cause a serious (possibly fatal) condition called differentiation syndrome. Get medical help right away if you develop any signs of differentiation syndrome, such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, decreased urination, rapid weight gain, or swelling of arms/legs.

Interactions

Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.

Other medications can affect the removal of olutasidenib from your body, which may affect how olutasidenib works. Examples include rifamycins (such as rifabutin, rifampin), St. John's wort, drugs used to treat seizures (such as carbamazepine, phenytoin), among others.

    Precautions

    Before taking olutasidenib, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

    Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: liver problems.

    This drug may make you dizzy. Alcohol or marijuana (cannabis) can make you more dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness until you can do it safely. Limit alcoholic beverages. Talk to your doctor if you are using marijuana (cannabis).

    Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).

    Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. You should not become pregnant while taking olutasidenib. Olutasidenib may harm an unborn baby. Ask about reliable forms of birth control while using this medication. If you become pregnant, talk to your doctor right away about the risks and benefits of this medication.

    It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Because of the possible risk to the infant, breast-feeding is not recommended while using this drug and for 2 weeks after the last dose. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

    Overdose

    If someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing, call 911. Otherwise, call a poison control center right away. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.

    Do not share this medication with others.

    Lab and/or medical tests (such as liver function, complete blood count, blood chemistry) should be done before you start taking this medication and while you are taking it. Keep all medical and lab appointments.

    If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember if it is at least 8 hours before your next dose. If it is less than 8 hours until your next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.

    Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets.

    Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.

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