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Sorafenib

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Multi-Kinase Inhibitor Nexavar® Cancer-related

Sorafenib - Dosage and How to Use

How should Sorafenib be used?

​​It is a tablet taken by mouth, with a glass of water. It should be taken on an empty stomach i.e. at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal. Take the exact number of tablets and follow the dosing schedule as instructed by your doctor.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

​If you miss a dose of Sorafenib, take it as soon as you can if it is within 6 hours of the missed dose. If it is over 6 hours since your missed dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your usual dosing time. Do not double the dose.

What should I do if I overdose?

​If you overdose on this medicine, inform your doctor immediately.

Sorafenib - Additional Information

  • Updated on Thursday, January 1, 2015
  • Article contributed by Department of Pharmacy National Cancer Centre Singapore

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

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