• Stivarga side effects

    Asked by gabyH on Wednesday, November 20, 2013

    Stivarga side effects

    Hi I have just started Stivarga today and would like to know any tips or hints to help reduce the side effects?

    2 Answers from the Community

    • PerryLowell's Avatar

      A lot of folks ramp up from a low dose to the recommended dose, and find that doing that reduces the side effects. Also they say it's important to moisturize feet and hands often.

      over 7 years ago
    • Peroll's Avatar

      I was on Stivarga earlier this year and found that it caused fairly sever diarrhea and I had to use a prescription anti-diarrhea along with the over the counter stuff. It worked mostly but I had to take it at the first sign of need. Worked OK if I stayed ahead of it. Other wise I didn't have too may effects, Good Luck!!!!!!

      over 7 years ago

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