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Brand name: Cabometyx TM

Active ingredients: cabozantinib

What it is used for

Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC),CABOMETYX is indicated as monotherapy for the treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC):,- in treatment-naïve adults with intermediate or poor risk,- in adults following prior treatment with vascular endothelial growth factor targeted therapy.,CABOMETYX in combination with nivolumab is indicated for the first-line treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma.,Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC),CABOMETYX is indicated as monotherapy for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in adults who have previously been treated with sorafenib.,Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma (DTC),CABOMETYX is indicated as monotherapy for the treatment of adult and paediatric patients aged 12 years and older with locally advanced or metastatic differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC) that has progressed during or after prior VEGFR-targeted therapy and who are radioactive iodine (RAI) refractory or ineligible.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.

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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Yellow, film-coated, triangle-shaped tablets, debossed with "XL" on one side and "40" on the other side of the tablet.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on April 1, 2024. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient cabozantinib

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)

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Reporting side effects

This medicine is under additional monitoring as it is new or being used in a different way. You can help identify new safety information by reporting any side effects you may get.

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