Who should not take Sunitinib Capsule?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • overactive thyroid gland
  • hypothyroidism
  • diabetes
  • low blood sugar
  • decreased function of the adrenal gland
  • low amount of magnesium in the blood
  • high amount of magnesium in the blood
  • high amount of potassium in the blood
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • syndrome characterized by anemia and renal failure
  • anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • severe uncontrolled high blood pressure
  • heart attack
  • disease of inadequate blood flow to the heart muscle
  • disease of the muscle of the heart with enlargement
  • very rapid heartbeat - torsades de pointes
  • slow heartbeat
  • prolonged QT interval on EKG
  • failure of the left ventricle of the heart
  • heart failure
  • suddenly serious symptoms of heart failure
  • abnormal EKG with QT changes from birth
  • balloon-like swelling in the wall of an artery
  • obstruction of a blood vessel by a blood clot
  • thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
  • bleeding
  • liver failure
  • hepatitis caused by drugs
  • liver problems
  • severe liver disease
  • nephrotic syndrome
  • recent operation
  • seizures
  • High Amount of Bilirubin in the Blood
  • coughing up blood
  • Elevation of Proteins in the Urine
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • pregnancy
  • a mother who is producing milk and breastfeeding
  • Pancreatitis
  • Brain-Capillary Leak Syndrome
  • dissection of artery


  • Sunitinib

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