A 44-year-old member asked:
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what do you suggest if my father takes sutent (sunitinib) for stage 4 kidney cancer & also has congestive heart failure.any meds he can take for it?

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Dr. Robert Fietsam
34 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Several.: This would best require a visit with a cardiologist, to review all his meds. It seems that beta blockers and diuretics would be ok with this protein kinase inhibitor.
Answered on Aug 7, 2014

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