Active ingredients: encorafenib
What it is used for
Melanoma,Encorafenib, in combination with binimetinib, is indicated for the treatment of adult patients who have unresectable or metastatic melanoma with a BRAF V600E or V600K mutation, as detected by a validated test.,Colorectal Cancer,Encorafenib, in combination with cetuximab, is indicated for the treatment of adult patients who have metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) with a BRAF V600E mutation as detected by a validated test, and who have received prior systemic therapy.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Store in Original Container
- Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Flesh-coloured opaque cap and white opaque body, printed with a stylised 'A' on the cap and 'LGX 75 mg' on the body. The length of the capsule is approximately 23 mm.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on May 1, 2022. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient encorafenib
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.