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Braftovi®(encorafenib)
Zelboraf®(vemurafenib)
Prescription Only
Braftovi (encorafenib) is an oral medication that inhibits kinases and is utilized in combination with other drugs to address certain forms of cancer. It is authorized for use in...
Prescription Only
Dosage & Administration
Administration
Oral. Learn more.
Dosing
450 mg (six 75 mg capsules) orally once daily in combination with binimetinib until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.. Learn more.
Latin Shorthand
Take 450mg (six 75mg caps) PO QD with binimetinib until disease progression or unacceptable tox.". Learn more.
Financial Assistance
Out-Of-Pocket Costs With Copay Card
Annual Cap
$25,000. Learn more.
Assistance Expiration
Calendar Year. Learn more.
Generics
No lower-cost generic available
No lower-cost generic available
Physician Advisory
Adverse Reactions
Melanoma: Most common adverse reactions (≥25%) for BRAFTOVI, in combination with binimetinib, are fatigue, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and arthralgia. (6.1) CRC: Most common adverse reactions (≥25%) for BRAFTOVI, in combination with cetuximab, are fatigue, nausea, diarrhea, dermatitis acneiform, abdominal pain, decreased appetite, arthralgia, and rash. (6.1) NSCLC: Most common adverse reactions (≥25%) for BRAFTOVI, in combination with binimetinib, are fatigue, nausea, diarrhea, musculoskeletal pain, vomiting, abdominal pain, visual impairment, constipation, dyspnea, rash, and cough.. Learn more.
Mechanism of Actions (MoA)
BRAF Inhibitors. Learn more.
Special Populations
Is BRAFTOVI safe to use during pregnancy?

No, BRAFTOVI can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman. There are no available clinical data on its use during pregnancy. Animal studies showed developmental changes and abortifacient effects at doses greater than those used clinically. Pregnant women or females of reproductive potential should be informed of the potential risk to the fetus.

What is the recommendation for breastfeeding while using BRAFTOVI?

There are no data on the presence of BRAFTOVI in human milk. Due to potential serious adverse reactions in a breastfed child, women are advised not to breastfeed during BRAFTOVI treatment and for 2 weeks after the last dose.

Does BRAFTOVI affect fertility in males?

In male rats, BRAFTOVI showed impacts on fertility at doses approximately 13 times the human exposure at the clinical dose. Males considering BRAFTOVI treatment should discuss potential impacts on fertility with their healthcare provider.

Are there specific precautions for females of reproductive potential using BRAFTOVI?

Females of reproductive potential should undergo pregnancy testing before starting BRAFTOVI. Effective contraception is advised during treatment and for 2 weeks after the last dose. Non-hormonal contraception methods are recommended due to potential interactions.

Has BRAFTOVI been studied in pediatric patients?

The safety and effectiveness of BRAFTOVI haven't been established in pediatric patients.

What information is available regarding the use of BRAFTOVI in elderly patients?

Clinical studies included elderly patients (aged 65 and older) with BRAF mutation-positive melanoma, metastatic CRC, and NSCLC. No significant differences in safety or effectiveness were observed between older and younger patients.

Are there recommended dosage adjustments for patients with hepatic impairment?

No dosage adjustment is recommended for patients with mild hepatic impairment. However, there's no established dosage for those with moderate or severe hepatic impairment.

Is there a recommended BRAFTOVI dosage adjustment for patients with renal impairment?

No dosage adjustment is recommended for patients with mild to moderate renal impairment. There isn't a recommended dosage for those with severe renal impairment.