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General Information on Taking Stivarga

Some considerations to keep in mind during treatment with Stivarga include the following:
 
  • This medication comes in the form of a tablet. It is usually taken by mouth once a day in the morning.
  • You should take your dose at about the same time each day to keep an even level of the drug in your bloodstream.
  • Do not cut, crush, or break Stivarga tablets; make sure to swallow them whole.
  • Do not drink grapefruit juice while taking this medication, as it may increase the amount of Stivarga in your body.
  • For this drug to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. Do not stop taking Stivarga just because you feel better.
  • If you are unsure about anything related to your dosage of Stivarga, please talk with your healthcare provider or pharmacist.
 
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