Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Caprelsa

Descriptions


Vandetanib is used to treat medullary thyroid cancer that cannot be treated with surgery or that has already spread to different parts of the body.

This medicine is available only under a registered distribution program called Vandetanib REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy) Program. You will be asked to sign a form before you take this medicine. This form tells you about the benefits and risks of using this medicine. Make sure you understand what is on the form before you sign it.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet