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Erivedge

vismodegib
Vismodegib is used to treat basal cell carcinoma that has spread to other parts of the body. Vismodegib may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
vismodegib
DRUG TYPE
hedgehog pathway inhibitors

Frequently Asked Questions

Do not use vismodegib if you are pregnant, or if you are a man and your sexual partner is pregnant. Vismodegib use by either parent may cause severe birth defects or death of a baby.

For Women: Use effective birth control to prevent pregnancy while you are using this medicine and for at least 24 months after your last dose. Call your doctor at once if you quit using birth control, if your period is late, or if you think you might be pregnant.

For Men: Always use a latex condom and spermicide when having sex, even if you have had a vasectomy. Continue using condoms and spermicide for at least 3 months after you stop taking vismodegib.

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Erivedge capsule 150 mg

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