When and How to Take It

Some general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with Votrient include the following:
  • This medication comes in the form of a tablet. It is taken by mouth once a day.
  • You should take Votrient on an empty stomach, one hour before or two hours after a meal.
  • Votrient should be swallowed whole. Do not crush, chew, or cut the tablets.
  • Avoid drinking grapefruit juice while taking this medication.
  • Try to take your dose at the same time each day to keep an even level of the drug in your bloodstream. It will also help you remember to take your dose.
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.

Dosing Information

The dose of Votrient your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
  • Your liver function
  • Other medications you may be taking.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Votrient Dosage for more information.)

Side Effects of Votrient

Just like any medicine, Votrient may cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of Votrient include but are not limited to:
(Click Votrient Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
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