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How to Take Treatment

AFINITOR Tablets and AFINITOR DISPERZ 

AFINITOR IS AVAILABLE IN 2 DOSAGE FORMS, SO THERE ARE OPTIONS FOR YOU OR YOUR CHILD

Your doctor will prescribe the dose of AFINITOR® (everolimus) Tablets or AFINITOR DISPERZ™ (everolimus tablets for oral suspension) that is right for you or your child.

 

Take AFINITOR or AFINITOR DISPERZ exactly as your doctor tells you to. Your doctor may change your dose of AFINITOR or AFINITOR DISPERZ or tell you to temporarily stop dosing, if needed.

  1. hour

     

    Take AFINITOR or AFINITOR DISPERZ one time each day at about the same time.

  2. meal

     

    Take AFINITOR or AFINITOR DISPERZ the same way each time, either with food or without food.

  3. Alert

     

    Take only AFINITOR or AFINITOR DISPERZ. Do not mix AFINITOR and AFINITOR DISPERZ together.

  4. Sci

     

    Use scissors to open the blister pack. 

  1. Pill

     

    Swallow AFINITOR tablets whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew, or take if broken or crushed.

  1. Clipbard

     

    If your doctor prescribes AFINITOR DISPERZ for you, see the “Instructions for Use” that come with your medicine for instructions on how to prepare and take your dose.

  2. Glass


    Each dose of AFINITOR DISPERZ must be prepared as a suspension before it is given.

  3. Warning

     

    AFINITOR DISPERZ can cause harm to an unborn baby. When possible, the suspension should be prepared by an adult who is not pregnant or planning to become pregnant.

  4. Hand

     

    Anyone who prepares suspensions of AFINITOR DISPERZ for another person should wear gloves to avoid possible contact with the medicine.

Learn how to prepare and take AFINITOR DISPERZ
Learn how to prepare and take AFINITOR DISPERZ

AVOID MISSING A DOSE

  • If you miss a dose of AFINITOR or AFINITOR DISPERZ, you may still take it up to 6 hours after the time you normally take it
    • If it is more than 6 hours after you normally take your AFINITOR or AFINITOR DISPERZ, skip the dose for that day. The next day, take AFINITOR or AFINITOR DISPERZ at your usual time
  • Do not take 2 doses to make up for the one that you missed
  • If you are not sure about what to do, call your health care provider
  1. Blood Test

    You should have blood tests before you start AFINITOR tablets or AFINITOR DISPERZ and throughout your treatment. These will include tests to check your blood cell count, liver function, kidney function, cholesterol, and blood sugar levels.

  2. Grapefruit 2

     

    Don’t drink grapefruit juice or eat grapefruit during your treatment with AFINITOR or AFINITOR DISPERZ. It may make the amount of AFINITOR or AFINITOR DISPERZ in your blood increase to a harmful level.

  3. Needle

     

    Avoid the use of live vaccinations and contact with individuals who have received live vaccinations. If you are not sure about the type of vaccine, ask your health care provider.

  4. Pill


    If you take too much AFINITOR or AFINITOR DISPERZ, contact your doctor or go to the nearest hospital emergency department right away. Take the pack of AFINITOR or AFINITOR DISPERZ with you.