MEDICINE USES :
Vemurafenib 240mg is used to treat a type of skin cancer (melanoma) that has spread or cannot be removed by surgery and has a certain type of abnormal "BRAF" gene.
WHAT IS ZELBORAF ?
Zelboraf Vemurafenib is a cancer medicine that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Zelboraf is used only if your tumor has a specific genetic marker, for which your doctor will test.
VEMURAFENIB COMMON SIDE EFFECTS :
joint pain; tired feeling; nausea; hair loss; mild rash or itching; skin growths; or blurred vision, increased sensitivity of your eyes to light.
Stop using Roche Zelboraf and call your doctor at once if you have:
headache with chest pain and severe dizziness, fainting, fast or pounding heartbeats;
eye pain or swelling, severe eye redness, small white or yellow patches on the surface of your eye;
signs of inflammation in your body - swollen glands, flu symptoms, easy bruising or bleeding, severe tingling or numbness, muscle weakness, new or worsening cough, trouble breathing;
severe skin reaction
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
SAFETY INFORMATION (Precautions) for ZELBORAF VEMURAFENIB :
To make sure Zelboraf is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:
liver or kidney disease;
a heart rhythm disorder;
personal or family history of long QT syndrome