Warnings:

Mobocertinib may cause a condition that affects the heart rhythm (QT prolongation), which can lead to a serious (rarely fatal) fast/irregular heartbeat. Your doctor will monitor you closely before and during treatment with this medication. Keep all medical and lab appointments.

Be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) since some drugs may also affect the heart rhythm (QT prolongation) or may increase the levels of this medication, which can increase the risk of side effects. See also Drug Interactions section.

Uses

This medication is used to treat lung cancer. Mobocertinib belongs to a class of drugs known as kinase inhibitors. It works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells. It binds to a certain protein (epidermal growth factor receptor-EGFR) in some tumors.

How to use Exkivity 40 Mg Capsule Antineoplastic - Protein-Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors

Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before you start taking mobocertinib and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually once daily. Swallow the capsules whole. Do not crush, chew, or open the capsules or dissolve the contents in the capsules.

The dosage is based on your medical condition, response to treatment, and other medications you may be taking. Be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).

If you vomit after taking a dose, do not take another dose at that time. Take your next dose at the regular time.

Avoid eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice while using this medication unless your doctor or pharmacist says you may do so safely. Grapefruit can increase the chance of side effects with this medicine. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details.

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 serious side effects will increase.

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