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Cobimetinib Fumarate

What is Cotellic used for?

Cobimetinib is used to treat a type of skin cancer (melanoma). It is also used to treat a certain group of blood cancers (histiocytic neoplasms). It works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells.


Cobimetinib Fumarate


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Cotellic Frequently Asked Questions

Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before you start taking cobimetinib 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 for 21 days, then stopping the medication for 7 days. This is one cycle of treatment. Continue taking the medication this way as directed by your doctor.

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

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).

Take 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.

Since this drug can be absorbed through the skin and lungs and may harm an unborn baby, women who are pregnant or who may become pregnant should not handle this medication or breathe the dust from the tablets.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

Cotellic Dosage and Form Information

20 Mg