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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.

Inform your healthcare professional if you are taking any other medications, including oral contraceptives, supplements, traditional medications and herbal remedies. Some of them may affect how Dabrafenib works.

What should I do if I overdose?

Dabrafenib - Additional Information

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  • Updated on Monday, September 30, 2019
  • This article is contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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