The recommended starting dose is 50mg capsule taken orally once daily on a 4 weeks on/ 2 weeks off dosing schedule1.
Treatment with SUTENT should be continued if the patient is deriving clinical benefit from therapy.
SUTENT is for oral administration. It may be taken with or without food. If a dose is missed, the patient should not be given an additional dose. The patient should take the usual prescribed dose on the following day.1
SUTENT is available in 3 doses to facilitate dose modification in steps of 12.5mg.
Recommended Starting Dose
1st Dose Reduction
2nd Dose Reduction
3rd Dose Reduction
For GIST and mRCC, dose modifications in 12.5 mg steps may be applied based on individual safety and tolerability. Daily dose should not exceed 75 mg nor be decreased below 25 mg.
For pNET, the recommended dose of Sutent is 37.5 mg taken orally once daily without a scheduled rest period, dose modifications in 12.5mg steps may be applied base on individual safety and tolerability.
For GIST and mRCC only
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SUTENT Summary of Product Characteristics
As with all medications, SUTENT interact with certain drugs. Please refer to the
SUTENT® Summary of Product Characteristics for Great Britain or the SUTENT® Summary of Product Characteristics for Northern Ireland for a complete list of drug-drug interactions.
AE : Adverse Event
GIST: Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour
mRCC: Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma
pNET: Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumour
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Adverse events should also be reported to Pfizer Medical Information on 01304 616161
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