What is Zelboraf
Approved as Treatment by the FDAVemurafenib, otherwise called Zelboraf, is approved by the FDA for 2 uses including Unresectable Melanoma and Metastatic Melanoma .
When to interrupt dosageThe proposed measure of Zelboraf is contingent upon the identified condition, including Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma, Erdheim-Chester Disease and Unresectable Melanoma. The measure of dosage fluctuates as per the technique of delivery (e.g. Tablet or Tablet - Oral) featured in the following table.
WarningsZelboraf has a single contraindication, so it shouldn't be employed while encountering any of the conditions specified in the below table.Zelboraf Contraindications
Zelboraf Novel Uses: Which Conditions Have a Clinical Trial Featuring Zelboraf?127 active trials are examining the effectiveness of Zelboraf in alleviating Metastatic Melanoma, Unresectable Melanoma and Erdheim-Chester Disease.
Zelboraf Reviews: What are patients saying about Zelboraf?
Patient Q&A Section about zelborafThese questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.
What protein is targeted by Zelboraf?
"The drug Vemurafenib specifically targets the protein BRAF that has the V600E mutation. By interfering with the abnormal BRAF signals, the growth of the cells is slowed or even stopped."
What is vemurafenib prescribed for?
"Vemurafenib is used to treat certain types of melanoma (a type of skin cancer) that cannot be treated with surgery, or that has spread to other parts of the body. It is also used to treat a certain type of Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD; a disease that causes an overproduction of a type of white blood cells)."
How long do you take Zelboraf?
"You should start taking ZELBORAF on the same day you start taking COTELLIC. Take ZELBORAF two times a day with or without food
You should take Cotellic and Zelboraf exactly as your healthcare provider tells you. This includes not changing your dose or stopping taking the medication unless your healthcare provider tells you to. You should take Cotellic once a day for 21 days, followed by 7 days off of the medication. This completes a 28-day treatment cycle. You should start taking Zelboraf on the same day that you start taking Cotellic. You should take Zelboraf two times a day with or without food."
Is vemurafenib chemotherapy?
"A targeted therapy is a drug that targets the cancer’s genetic changes (mutation).
Zelboraf is a targeted therapy drug that is used to treat cancer by targeting the cancer's genetic changes. The generic name for Zelboraf is vemurafenib."