Votrient - All You Need To Know In 2022
21 January 2022

Votrient


What it is used for

VOTRIENT is indicated for the treatment of advanced and/or metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC). VOTRIENT is indicated for the treatment of patients with advanced (unresectable and/or metastatic) Soft Tissue Sarcoma (STS) in patients who, unless otherwise contraindicated, have received prior chemotherapy including an anthracycline treatment. The Phase III trial population excluded patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST) or adipocytic soft tissue sarcoma.


How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Store in Original Container
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.


Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems


How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Store in Original Container
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.


Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient pazopanib

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.


Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.


Visual appearance

Modified capsule-shaped, pink, film-coated tablets, one side plain and the other side debossed with an identifying code of ‘GS JT’.

Images are the copyright of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia


Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on March 1, 2020. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

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