Zelboraf

Active Ingredient(s): Vemurafenib
FDA Approved: * August 17, 2011
Pharm Company: * HOFFMAN-LA ROCHE
Category: Cancer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Zelboraf Overview

Vemurafenib (INN, marketed as Zelboraf) is a B-Raf enzyme inhibitor developed by Plexxikon (now part of Daiichi-Sankyo) and Genentech for the treatment of late-stage melanoma.[1] The name "vemurafenib" comes from V600E mutated BRAF inhibition. Contents 1 Approvals 2 Mechanism of action 2.1 Resistance 3 Clinical trials 3.1 Side effects 4 References Approvals Vemurafenib received FDA approval for the treatment of late-stage melanoma on August 17, 2011,[2&a...

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Zelboraf/How to combat joint pain

I've been taking Zelboraf for about 2 weeks and have severe joint pain. I'm looking for a way to combat the joint pain as am very active and still work. ## Have you consulted your doctor? Zelboraf contains the active ingredient Vemurafenib and is used to treat late stage Melanoma. In light of your medical condition and being on such a medication for it, only a doctor will be able to properly advise of what you can try for the side effects.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Vemurafenib
  • Tablet: 240mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Zelboraf: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 50242-090 Zelboraf 240 mg Oral Tablet by Genentech, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Vemurafenib or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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Zelboraf/How to combat joint pain
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