What is the generic name of Sutent?
Generic name of Sutent is Sunitinib.
Who is the manufacturer of Sutent?
Sutent is manufactured by Pfizer India Ltd.
Is Sutent approved by USA FDA?
Yes, Sutent is approved by FDA. The product was approved in 2006.
What is the dosage of Sutent?
Sutent is available as 12.5mg, 25mg, 50mg orally .GIST and RCC:
50 mg orally once daily, with or without food, 4 weeks on treatment followed by 2 weeks off.
37.5 mg orally once daily, with or without food, continuously without a scheduled off-treatment period.
What are the storage conditions of Sutent?
The product should be Stored at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F). Excursions are permitted between 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F)
How Sutent is supplied?
Sutent is supplied as 12.5mg, 25mg and 50mg , 7 tablets in one strip.
How does Sutent work?
Sunitinib is a small molecule that inhibits multiple receptor tyrosine kinases (RTKs), some of which are implicated in tumor growth, pathologic angiogenesis, and metastatic progression of cancer. Sunitinib was evaluated for its inhibitory activity against a variety of kinases (>80 kinases) and was identified as an inhibitor of platelet-derived growth factor receptors (PDGFRα and PDGFRβ), vascular endothelial growth factor receptors (VEGFR1, VEGFR2 and VEGFR3), stem cell factor receptor (KIT), Fms-like tyrosine kinase-3 (FLT3), colony stimulating factor receptor Type 1 (CSF-1R), and the glial cell-line derived neurotrophic factor receptor (RET).
What is Sutent used for?
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) SUTENT is indicated for the treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumor after disease progression on or intolerance to imatinib mesylate.
Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) SUTENT is indicated for the treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma.
Advanced Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (pNET)
SUTENT is indicated for the treatment of progressive, well-differentiated pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors in patients with unresectable locally advanced or metastatic disease
Is there any generic or bio similar available for Sutent.
Sutent is an innovator brand of Sunitinib. There are no other generic option available for Sunitinib.
What is the price of Sutent in India?
You can call or WhatsApp (+91) 9650877511 or send mail to firstname.lastname@example.org to know the price.
Is it safe to buy Sutent in India from local distributor?
It is always better to check the credential of the person / distributor before confirming.
As per the legal guidelines, only patients can import the product after getting proper Documentation.