Zolinza Oral Capsule 100Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Zolinza: Oral capsule (100mg)

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What is this Medicine?

VORINOSTAT (vor IN oh stat) is a chemotherapy drug. It is used to treat cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL).

In-Depth Information

Zolinza 100mg Capsule

NDC: 000060568
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma (CTCL)

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Multiple Myeloma

Storage Information
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Zolinza 100mg Capsule

Reported Side Effects for Zolinza 100mg Capsule

Long Qt Syndrome Incidence:
0.8%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Vomiting Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Chills Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Fever Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Weight Loss Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
1.2-2.3%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
2.3%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
2.3%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
3.5%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.5%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
4.6%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood Clot In Lung Incidence:
4.7%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
5.8%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
10.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
10.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
11.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fluid Retention Incidence:
12.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
15.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Skin Incidence:
16.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hair Loss Incidence:
18.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
27.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Protein In The Urine Incidence:
51.4%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
52.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

SECOND Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

THIRD Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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