Caprelsa Medication Information
If you are an adult with thyroid cancer that has advanced beyond the thyroid or cannot be treated with surgery, a medication called Caprelsa® (vandetanib) may be prescribed as part of your treatment plan. This product comes in the form of a tablet that is taken by mouth once a day.
Before starting treatment with Caprelsa, make sure to review the medication's safety information with your healthcare provider. For example, you may not be able to use this medicine if you have certain allergies or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Also, this drug may react with certain other medications. Some of the most commonly reported side effects include diarrhea, nausea, and a rash.
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