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Ceritinib - Dosage and How to Use

How should Ceritinib be used?

  • Take Ceritinib once a day. Take the exact dose that your doctor tells you to.
  • Ceritinib should be taken after your food unless otherwise instructed by your doctor.
  • Do not break open or crush the capsules. Swallow the capsule whole.
    • Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have difficulty swallowing

What should I do if I miss a dose?

​If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if there are less than 12 hours to your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your next dose at the usual time. Do not take two doses at the same time.

What should I do if I overdose?

Ceritinib - Additional Information

  • Tags: Ceritinib
  • Updated on Monday, August 31, 2020
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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