Vismodegib

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Vismodegib Overview

Vismodegib (trade name Erivedge /rvd/ ERR-i-vej) is a drug for the treatment of basal-cell carcinoma (BCC). The approval of vismodegib on January 30, 2012, represents the first Hedgehog signaling pathway targeting agent to gain U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval.[3] The drug is also undergoing clinical trials for metastatic colorectal cancer, small-cell lung cancer, advanced stomach cancer, pancreatic cancer, medulloblastoma and chondrosarcoma as of June2011&...

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Husband just began taking vismodegib

My husband has just started taking vismodegib almost a week ago. We are concerned about the side effects. So far he is doing great. Does anyone have any advice or want to share how they are doing on it? Thank you, ## This drug was just approved to treat BCC in January of 2012, so it's still very new and I don't think it's in wide use yet, since this is the first post I've read about it. Did he have any problems, so far? Here's the current information on it: You can learn more Vismogedib details here. As you can see it's pretty limited. It's the first of this type to ever be approved. Is anyone else taking it?

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Vismodegib
  • Capsule: 150mg
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