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Learn more about capivasertib

What dosages is capivasertib available in?

What dosages is capivasertib available in?

capivasertib is available as a 160 mg and 200 mg oral tablet.

What is capivasertib used for?

What is capivasertib used for?

capivasertib is a kinase inhibitor indicated, in combination with fulvestrant for the treatment of adult patients with hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative, locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer with one or more PIK3CA/AKT1/PTEN-alterations as
detected by an FDA-approved test following progression on at least one endocrine-based regimen in the metastatic setting or recurrence on or within 12 months of completing adjuvant therapy.

How does capivasertib work?

How does capivasertib work?

capivasertib works by blocking a protein that causes cancer cells to grow and multiply. This helps to slow or stop the spread of cancer cells.

How do I take capivasertib?

How do I take capivasertib?

The recommended dose of capivasertib is 400 mg orally twice daily, with or without food, for 4 days followed by 3 days off.

Is it safe for me to take capivasertib?

Is it safe for me to take capivasertib?

capivasertib is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you.

capivasertib Common Side Effects

capivasertib Common Side Effects

Common side effects of capivasertib:

  • Diarrhea
  • Skin reactions
  • Increased blood sugars
  • Decreased lymphocytes
  • Decreased hemoglobin
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Decreased leukocytes
  • Increased triglycerides
  • Decreased neutrophils
  • Increased creatinine
  • Vomiting
capivasertib Serious Side Effects

capivasertib Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with capivasertib. Let your doctor know right away if you experience any of the following.

  • High blood sugar levels (hyperglycemia)
  • Severe diarrhea
  • Skin reactions
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on capivasertib

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on capivasertib

The following medications may interact with capivasertib:

  • Strong CYP3A Inhibitors: Avoid concomitant use. If concomitant use cannot be avoided, reduce capivasertib dose.
  • Moderate CYP3A Inhibitors: Reduce capivasertib dose
  • Strong and Moderate CYP3A Inducers: Avoid concomitant use
Who makes capivasertib?

Who makes capivasertib?

Various FDA-approved generic manufacturers

Is capivasertib safe in pregnancy?

Is capivasertib safe in pregnancy?

capivasertib can harm your unborn baby. Females who are able to become pregnant:

  • Your healthcare provider will check to see if you are pregnant before you start treatment with capivasertib
  • You should use effective birth control during treatment with capivasertib and for 1 month after the last dose
  • Talk to your healthcare provider about birth control methods that may be right for you during this time.
    If you become pregnant or think you are pregnant, tell your healthcare provider right away
  • Males with female partners who are able to become pregnant should use effective birth control during your treatment with capivasertib and for 4 months after the last dose. If your female partner becomes pregnant, tell your healthcare provider right away

What to do if you missed your capivasertib dose

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