Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Nexavar

Descriptions


Sorafenib is used to treat late-stage kidney cancer (advanced renal cell carcinoma), liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma), and thyroid cancer (metastatic, progressive, differentiated thyroid carcinoma). It is an antineoplastic (cancer) agent. Sorafenib interferes with the growth of cancer cells, which are eventually destroyed by the body.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet