This medicine is used in cancer treatment to relieve pain and increase appetite. This medicine works by providing the body with a protein-like substance that prevents new blood networks from forming. This is most beneficial to cancer patients with tumors, because tumors rely on new blood networks.
This medication should be stored in a dry place at room temperature. Keep medication out of reach of children and pets.
Before using this medicine, inform your health care provider if any of the following apply to you: you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, are breastfeeding, are taking any other prescription or nonprescription medicine, are taking any dietary or herbal supplements, you have any other medical conditions including heart disease, lung disease, or impairment of kidney and liver functions.
Keep out of the reach of children.
How much medicine you take and how often you take it depends on many factors, including the condition being treated, the age and weight of the patient, as well as the source of the product. If you have any questions about the amount and frequency of the medicine you are taking, talk with your health care provider. Do not stop taking this medication without checking with your health care provider. Do not take more medication than directed on the medicine packaging unless advised to do so by your health care provider. Do not take any other over-the-counter or prescription medications without talking with your health care provider.
Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to shark cartilage.
If you experience any of the following side effects, seek medical attention immediately: severe allergic reaction symptoms, behavior changes, hyperactivity, severe mood swings or unusual irritability.