NEXAVAR may cause birth defects or death of an unborn baby. Avoid becoming pregnant while taking NEXAVAR and for at least 2 weeks after stopping your treatment. Men and women should use birth control during and at least 2 weeks after NEXAVAR therapy. Call your doctor right away if you become pregnant. Do not breastfeed while taking NEXAVAR as this medication may be passed through breast milk. continue reading below »
A diagnosis of cancer can change everything in an instant. Depending on the type of cancer you have, there can be several different treatment options, each with many specific considerations to keep in mind. That is why it is important for you to take an active role from the beginning by talking with your doctor to develop the best treatment plan for you.
This website provides information on Nexavar—one of several anticancer treatments that may be an important part of that plan. Nexavar is an FDA-approved oral anticancer medicine available only by prescription.
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Treatment with Nexavar is proven to have certain benefits but can also carry serious side effects, so it is especially important to continually communicate with your health care team about what you can expect on your treatment plan.