Sonidegib is not recommended for use during pregnancy because it may cause serious harm (possibly death) to an unborn baby. Women of childbearing age must have a pregnancy test before starting this medication. They must also use reliable forms of birth control while taking sonidegib and for 20 months after the last dose of this medication.
It is unknown if sonidegib passes into semen. Because of the possible risk of passing the drug on to a partner, men taking sonidegib (including men who have had a vasectomy) must use condoms during sex with women who are pregnant or of childbearing age, both during treatment with sonidegib and for 8 months after the last dose of this medication. Men should also not donate sperm during this time.
If you or your partner become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, tell your doctor right away.
How to use Odomzo
Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day.
Do not increase your dose or use this drug more often or for longer than prescribed. Your condition will not improve any faster, and your risk of side effects will increase.
Tell your doctor if your condition does not get better or if it gets worse.
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