Stivarga

Active Ingredient(s): Regorafenib
FDA Approved: * September 27, 2012
Pharm Company: * BAYER HEALTHCARE PHARMS
Category: Cancer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Stivarga Overview

Regorafenib (BAY 73-4506, commercial name Stivarga) is an oral multi-kinase inhibitor developed by Bayer which targets angiogenic, stromal and oncogenic receptor tyrosine kinase (RTK). Regorafenib shows anti-angiogenic activity due to its dual targeted VEGFR2-TIE2 tyrosine kinase inhibition. Since 2009 it was studied as a potential treatment option in multiple tumor types.[1] By 2015 it had 2 US approvals for advanced cancers. Contents 1 Approvals and indications 1.1 Meta...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regorafenib

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final stage liver cancer

is it advisible my brother take stivarga 40mg regorafenib for the final stage liver cancer

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My brother died after taking Stivarga for one month. I want to know how many people this happened too. ## Hi Jean, Sorry to hear about what happen to your brother while taking Stivarga (regorafenib). However, it's hard to determine how many people this could've potentially happened to around the globe as a whole. According to the manufacturer's website for Stivarga, there were reportedly 275 deaths out of 505 patients taking the drug in clinical trials. The article went on to note that severe, fatal hepatotoxicity was an underlying cause of death sometimes observed during those trials. ## My husband died after taking this drug for 6 weeks :(

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My father is treated for a metastatic colorectal cancer since two years and now he is resistant to all therapeutic, his disease is evolutionary, the last treatment required is Stivarga. In my country this drug is not available. Can anyone help me to find this drug. It's urgent. Tank you.

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Stivarga Adverse Effects

How did this drug, with its horrible side effects and minimal efficacy (6 weeks survival vs placebo), ever get approved? How is its efficacy determined? What are the oncologist's responsibilities for managing side effects? ## @Rocky, With all the side effects, deaths, and money spent on the war against drugs, I have to wonder how almost every medication on the market has ever been approved. Regarding your last question, I think the link below may help shed some light on the roles and responsibilities associated with each type of Oncologist: cancer.net/all-about-cancer/newly-diagnosed/find-oncologist/types-oncologists However, I get the sense that their responsibility in managing each patient's side effects would just entail changing medications or dosages to better suit individu...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Regorafenib
  • Tablet: 40mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Stivarga: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 50419-171 Stivarga 40 mg Oral Tablet by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Other drugs which contain Regorafenib or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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Stivarga Adverse Effects
How did this drug, with its horrible side effects and minimal efficacy (6 weeks survival vs placebo), ever get approved?... 1 reply
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