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Dabrafenib

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Dabrafenib - Dosage and How to Use

How should Dabrafenib be used?

  • Take Dabrafenib two times a day, space about 12 hours between each dose
  • Take it on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after food.
  • Do not break open or crush the capsule. Swallow the capsule whole.
    • Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have difficulty swallowing.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However if it is less than 6 hours to your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your next dose at the usual time. Do not take two doses at the same time.

What should I do if I overdose?

Dabrafenib - Additional Information

​You may refer to the following website if you need more information: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/

  • Updated on Monday, September 30, 2019
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

    The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

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