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How to Take Treatment

VOTRIENT® (pazopanib) tablets

How to take VOTRIENT

VOTRIENT is taken once daily. VOTRIENT comes in tablet form. Each tablet of VOTRIENT looks like this:

  • Take VOTRIENT exactly as your health care provider tells you
  • Take VOTRIENT once a day at the same time every day

Do's and Don'ts when taking VOTRIENT

  • Your health care provider will tell you how much VOTRIENT to take
  • Take VOTRIENT on an empty stomach. Take it at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after food
  • Do not crush tablets of VOTRIENT
  • Do not eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice during treatment with VOTRIENT. Grapefruit products may affect the way VOTRIENT works in your body

What to do if you miss a dose of VOTRIENT

If you miss a dose of VOTRIENT:

  • Take the missed dose as soon as you remember
  • Do not take it if it is close (within 12 hours) to your next dose. Just take the next dose at your regular time
  • Do not take more than one dose of VOTRIENT at a time
  • Call your health care provider if you have any questions about taking VOTRIENT

Challenges that may get in the way of taking VOTRIENT as prescribed

You may experience side effects that concern you. Always talk with your health care provider before changing your dose or stopping VOTRIENT—and about any side effects you experience. The following chart lists tips for common challenges to help you stay on track with VOTRIENT.

 

I sometimes forget to take my medicine.

Try using reminders such as:

  • Writing notes
  • Marking your calendar
  • Setting an alarm on your clock or phone

I don’t understand what my health care provider says to me.

Ask your health care provider additional questions until you understand. Take a family member or friend with you to appointments to take notes so that you remember your health care provider’s advice.

I don’t know if my medicine is really helping me.

Ask your health care provider to explain how the medicine works.

I have to take too many medicines every day.

Go over all your medicines with your health care provider—he/she can help you keep a medicine calendar.

I can’t pay for my medicine.

Find out if you qualify for medical financial assistance programs. Click here for more information.

I think I’m having side effects.

Report all potential side effects you experience to your health care provider right away. Your health care provider may be able to help you cope with certain side effects.