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When and How to Take Sorafenib

Some general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with sorafenib include the following:
 
  • This medication comes in tablet form. It is usually taken by mouth twice a day.
  • Sorafenib should be taken on an empty stomach, at least one hour before or two hours after food.
  • Swallow the tablet whole with a glass of water. Do not split, crush, or cut the tablets.
  • Try to take your doses at the same times each day to keep an even level of the drug in your bloodstream.
  • For sorafenib to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.
 

Storage Information

Sorafenib should be stored at room temperature in a dry place. Keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children and pets.
 

Is There a Generic Version?

Sorafenib is not available in generic form at this time (see Generic Nexavar).
 

Who Makes Sorafenib?

Sorafenib is made by Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
 

Available Strengths

Sorafenib tablets come in one strength: Sorafenib 200 mg.
 
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