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Were you looking for information about Caprelsa? Capresa is a common misspelling of Caprelsa.
Caprelsa® (vandetanib) is a prescription medication used in the treatment of thyroid cancer. Specifically, it is used to treat people with medullary thyroid cancer that has advanced beyond the thyroid or cannot be treated with surgery. It comes in tablet form and is taken once daily. Acne, nausea, and diarrhea are some of the most commonly reported side effects of this drug.
(To learn more, click Caprelsa. This full-length article gives a complete overview, with details on how the drug works, whether you can buy it as a generic, and how your healthcare provider will determine your dosage.)
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