BRAFTOVI + cetuximab is a combination oral and infusion treatmenT
BRAFTOVI (encorafenib) is a once-daily oral medication taken with cetuximab, which is an infusion therapy. Take BRAFTOVI exactly as your healthcare provider tells you. Do not change your dose or stop taking it unless your healthcare provider tells you to.
Once-daily oral treatment
Take 4 (75-mg) capsules by mouth once a day.
Your healthcare provider will administer your cetuximab infusion.
Set treatment reminders
Make it a habit by setting an alarm on your phone or watch to remind you to take your BRAFTOVI at the same time every day.
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. BRAFTOVI and certain other medicines can affect each other, causing side effects or affecting how BRAFTOVI or other medicines work.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU MISS A DOSE
Take your dose of BRAFTOVI as soon as you remember
If it is within 12 hours of your next scheduled dose, take your next dose at your regular time. Do not make up for the missed dose.
Do not take an extra dose if you vomit after taking your scheduled dose
Take your next dose at the regular time.
Make sure to ask your healthcare provider any questions you may have about your cetuximab infusions. If you stop treatment with cetuximab, talk to your healthcare provider about your BRAFTOVI treatment. Your treatment with BRAFTOVI may need to be stopped.
Important things to remember when taking BRAFTOVI + cetuximab
When starting a new treatment, it can be helpful to make it part of your daily routine.
TAKE WITH OR WITHOUT FOOD
Take BRAFTOVI (encorafenib) with or without a meal or snack. There is no need to fast.
DO NOT EAT GRAPEFRUIT
Avoid consuming grapefruit when taking BRAFTOVI. Grapefruit products may increase the amount of BRAFTOVI in your body.
STORE IN A DRY PLACE
Store BRAFTOVI in its original bottle and in a dry place at room temperature. Keep the bottle closed tightly to protect it from moisture. It does not need to be refrigerated.
DRINK ENOUGH WATER
Staying hydrated is important, especially for people living with cancer. Talk with your healthcare provider about how much water you should drink daily.
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