Palladia (toceranib phosphate) 50 mg PER TABLET

Palladia (toceranib phosphate) 50 mg PER TABLET
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Product Info:

Palladia is a multi-kinase inhibitor, is a drug prescribed by veterinarians to treat mast cell tumors, a common cancer found in dogs. It may help by killing tumor cells and cutting off blood supply to the tumor affecting your dog.

Uses:

Palladia is indicated for the treatment of Patnaik grade II or III, recurrent, cutaneous mast cell tumors with or without regional lymph node involvement in dogs.

Benefits:

Palladia may prove useful for treating a variety of tumors in dogs, including sarcomas, carcinomas, melanomas, and multiple myeloma. Palladia has been investigated in combination with radiation therapy and in combination with other anti-cancer agents such as vinblastine, low-dose continuous (ie, metronomic) cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, carboplatin, lomustine, piroxicam, prednisone, and calcitriol.

Contraindications:

Do not use in dogs used for breeding, or for pregnant or lactating females.

Side Effects:

The most common side effects which may occur with Palladia include diarrhea, decreased/loss of appetite, lameness, weight loss and blood in the stool.

There are other side effects which may occur. For a more complete list, ask your veterinarian.

Handling Precautions:

Since Palladia is an anti-cancer drug, extra care must be taken when handling the tablets, giving the drug to your dog, and cleaning up after your dog. You should keep Palladia in a secure storage area out of the reach of children. Children should not come in contact with Palladia. Keep children away from feces, urine, or vomit of treated dogs.

To avoid exposure to drug, wash hands with soap and water after administering Palladia and wear protective gloves to prevent direct contact with feces, urine, vomit, and broken or moistened Palladia tablets.