Before you take CABOMETYX, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:
- Have had a liver problem other than liver cancer.
- Have a recent history of bleeding, including coughing up or vomiting blood, or black tarry stools.
- Have an open or healing wound.
- Have high blood pressure.
- Have a low calcium level in your blood (hypocalcemia).
- Plan to have any surgery, dental procedure, or have had a recent surgery. You should stop treatment with CABOMETYX at least 3 weeks before planned surgery.
- Are pregnant, or plan to become pregnant. CABOMETYX can harm your unborn baby.
- If you are able to become pregnant, your healthcare provider will check your pregnancy status before you start treatment with CABOMETYX.
- Females who are able to become pregnant should use effective birth control (contraception) during treatment and for 4 months after your final dose of CABOMETYX.
- Talk to your healthcare provider about birth control methods that may be right for you.
- If you become pregnant or think you are pregnant, tell your healthcare provider right away.
- Are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if CABOMETYX passes into your breast milk. Do not breastfeed during treatment and for 4 months after your final dose of CABOMETYX.
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription or over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. CABOMETYX and certain other medicines may affect each other, causing side effects.