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Pazopanib is a type of medicine called a targeted therapy. This medicine is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor or vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) inhibitor. It acts to block certain cell signals to help keep cells from growing. It can also help block the growth of blood vessels that supply oxygen to tumors.
Patients will have regular blood draws to check blood counts and electrolyte levels in the blood and monitor liver and kidney function. Blood pressure and heart function may also be monitored. The dose of pazopanib may change based on results of lab tests.
May be taken as a tablet by mouth
Not all patients who take pazopanib will experience these side effects. Common side effects are in bold, but there may be others. Please report all suspected side effects to your doctor or pharmacist.
Be sure to discuss these and other recommendations with your doctor or pharmacist.