Sonidegib (Oral Route)
Name: Sonidegib (Oral Route)
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Sonidegib is used to treat adults with locally advanced basal cell carcinoma, a certain type of skin cancer. It is used in patients with skin cancer that has come back after surgery or cannot be treated with radiation or surgery.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms:
Appropriate studies performed to date have not demonstrated geriatric-specific problems that would limit the usefulness of sonidegib in the elderly. However, elderly patients are more likely to have unwanted effects, which may require caution in patients receiving sonidegib.
There are no adequate studies in women for determining infant risk when using this medication during breastfeeding. Weigh the potential benefits against the potential risks before taking this medication while breastfeeding.
Although certain medicines should not be used together at all, in other cases two different medicines may be used together even if an interaction might occur. In these cases, your doctor may want to change the dose, or other precautions may be necessary. When you are taking this medicine, it is especially important that your healthcare professional know if you are taking any of the medicines listed below. The following interactions have been selected on the basis of their potential significance and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
Using this medicine with any of the following medicines is usually not recommended, but may be required in some cases. If both medicines are prescribed together, your doctor may change the dose or how often you use one or both of the medicines.
- St John's Wort
Certain medicines should not be used at or around the time of eating food or eating certain types of food since interactions may occur. Using alcohol or tobacco with certain medicines may also cause interactions to occur. The following interactions have been selected on the basis of their potential significance and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
Using this medicine with any of the following is usually not recommended, but may be unavoidable in some cases. If used together, your doctor may change the dose or how often you use this medicine, or give you special instructions about the use of food, alcohol, or tobacco.
- Grapefruit Juice
Other Medical Problems
The presence of other medical problems may affect the use of this medicine. Make sure you tell your doctor if you have any other medical problems, especially:
- Myopathy (muscle problem), history of or
- Rhabdomyolysis (muscle problem), history of—Use with caution. May increase risk for more serious side effects.