Opdyta is a medicine that treats certain cancer by working with the immune system. It is used for the treatment of Melanoma (skin cancer),non-small cell lung cancer, bladder cancer, liver cancer, kidney cancer, squamous cell cancer of the head and neck, colorectal cancer and classical hodgkin lymphoma. This medicine is often used after other treatments have failed. To buy Opdyta or to know its price contact 3S corporation.
Manufacturer : Bristol-Myers Squibb
Strengths available : 40 mg and 100mg
Form : Vial
Storage : 2°C to 8°C
Is the medicine US FDA approved : Yes
Date of Approval : February 2, 2017
Dosage : Recommended dose for unresectable or metastatic melanoma :- 240mg every 2weeks or 480mg every 4 weeks.
Recommended dose for adjuvant treatment of melanoma :- 240mg every 2 weeks or 480mg every 4 weeks.
Recommended dose for non-small cell lung cancer :- 240mg every 2 weeks or 480 mg every 4 weeks.
Recommended dose for liver cancer :- 240mg every 2 weeks or 480mg every 4 weeks.
Recommended dose for squamous cell cancer of head and neck :- 240 mg every 2 weeks or 480mg every 4 weeks.
Severe or ongoing diarrhea, severe stomach pain, bloody or tarry stools,new or worsening skin rash, itching, or blistering, sores or ulcers in your mouth, nose, rectum, or genitals changes in your vision, severe muscle weakness, ongoing pain in your muscles or joints lung problems–new or worsening cough, sudden chest pain or discomfort, wheezing, feeling short of breath,symptoms of brain swelling–confusion, headache, memory problems, hallucinations, neck stiffness, drowsiness, seizure (convulsions),kidney problems–little or no urinating; blood in your urine; swelling in your feet or ankles, liver problems–severe nausea or vomiting, loss of appetite, upper stomach pain, drowsiness, easy bruising or bleeding, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes); orsigns of a hormonal disorder–frequent or unusual headaches, feeling light-headed or very tired, mood or behavior changes, increased thirst or urination, constipation, hair loss, sweating, hoarse or deepened voice, feeling cold, weight gain, or weight loss.