How to Take Treatment

AFINITOR® (everolimus) Tablets

AFINITOR Dosing Information

AFINITOR® (everolimus) Tablets is a prescription medicine that is taken orally once a day. Take AFINITOR exactly as prescribed. Your health care provider may change your dose or temporarily interrupt dosing if needed. You will be regularly monitored to keep track of treatment progress and side effects.

If You Take Too Much or Miss a Dose of AFINITOR

  • If you take too much AFINITOR, call your health care provider or go to the nearest hospital emergency room right away. Take the pack of AFINITOR with you
  • If you miss a dose, it can be taken within 6 hours; if more than 6 hours have passed, skip that dose and take AFINITOR as usual the next day
  • Do not take 2 doses to replace a missed dose
  • If you’re not sure what to do, call your health care provider

Other Important Things You Should Know

  • Do not consume grapefruit during your treatment. It may make the amount of AFINITOR in your blood increase to a harmful level
  • Tell your health care provider about all medications and herbal supplements (eg, St John's wort) you are taking, or if you start or stop any new medications/supplements while taking AFINITOR
  • You should have blood tests before you start AFINITOR and as needed during your treatment. These will include tests to check your blood cell count, kidney and liver function, cholesterol, and blood sugar levels
  • AFINITOR should be kept in its original packaging at room temperature, away from light and moisture, until you are ready to take it