LENVIMA® (lenvatinib) Dosing for Differentiated Thyroid Cancer (DTC)LENVIMA® (lenvatinib) Dosing for Differentiated Thyroid Cancer (DTC)

Take LENVIMA exactly as your health care provider tells you to take it

LENVIMA is an oral medication, taken once a day at the same time, with or without food.

Your doctor will tell you how much LENVIMA to take and when to take it. Your doctor may choose to adjust your dose, stop treatment for some time, or completely stop treatment with LENVIMA if you have side effects.

LENVIMA dosing

LENVIMA should be taken once a day at the same time

LENVIMA® (lenvatinib) Should Be Taken Once a Day at the Same Time
If you take it at 1:00 PM on Monday, take it on Tuesday at 1:00 PM, and so on
LENVIMA® (lenvatinib) for Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Comes in 10-mg and 4-mg Capsules

LENVIMA for differentiated thyroid cancer comes in 10-mg and 4-mg capsules

LENVIMA® (lenvatinib) Can Be Taken With or Without Food
You can take LENVIMA with or without food
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About your daily dose of LENVIMA

24 mg Is the Starting Dose of LENVIMA® (lenvatinib) for Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

The recommended starting dose is 24 mg for differentiated thyroid cancer, but your health care provider will tell you your starting LENVIMA dose and when to take it.

Your Health Care Provider May Choose to Adjust Your Dose, Stop Treatment for Some Time, or Completely Stop Treatment With LENVIMA® (lenvatinib) If You Have Side Effects

Your health care provider may choose to adjust your dose, stop treatment for some time, or completely stop treatment with LENVIMA if you have side effects.

If Your Dose of LENVIMA® (lenvatinib) Changes, You May Receive a New Carton and You Should Begin Taking Your New Dose as Directed by Your Doctor

If your dose changes, you may receive a new carton and you should begin taking your new dose as directed by your doctor.

Example of a LENVIMA® (lenvatinib) Blister Card for People With Differentiated Thyroid Cancer (DTC)

This is just one example of a LENVIMA blister card. The card your doctor prescribed may look different than this one.

LENVIMA capsules come in color-coded cards that contain medicine for 5 days. The number of capsules you need to take may vary. Depending on your prescription, you may need to take 1 to 3 capsules at the same time each day.

You should take LENVIMA every day without interruption, unless otherwise instructed by your health care provider. There are 6 cards in each carton, which adds up to a 30-day supply of LENVIMA.

What if I miss a dose of LENVIMA?

  • Take it as soon as you remember
  • If your next dose is due within 12 hours, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at your regular time

If you cannot swallow LENVIMA capsules whole, follow these steps:

If You Cannot Swallow LENVIMA® (lenvatinib) Capsules Whole (Step 1): Use a Medicine Cup to Measure About 1 Tablespoon of Water or Apple Juice and Pour Into a Small Glass

Step 1:

Use a medicine cup to measure about 1 tablespoon of water or apple juice and pour into a small glass

If You Cannot Swallow LENVIMA® (lenvatinib) Capsules Whole (Step 2): Place the LENVIMA® (lenvatinib) Capsules Into the Small Glass Without Breaking or Crushing Them

Step 2:

Place the LENVIMA capsules into the small glass without breaking or crushing them

If You Cannot Swallow LENVIMA® (lenvatinib) Capsules Whole (Step 3): Leave the Capsules in the Liquid for at Least 10 Minutes

Step 3:

Leave the capsules in the liquid for at least 10 minutes

If You Cannot Swallow LENVIMA® (lenvatinib) Capsules Whole (Step 4): Stir the Contents of the Glass for at Least 3 Minutes

Step 4:

Stir the contents of the glass for at least 3 minutes

If You Cannot Swallow LENVIMA® (lenvatinib) Capsules Whole (Step 5): Drink the Mixture. After Drinking, Rinse the Glass With a Small Amount of Additional Water or Apple Juice and Swallow the Liquid

Step 5:

Drink the mixture. After drinking, rinse the glass with a small amount of additional water or apple juice and swallow the liquid

Remember to take the exact number of capsules prescribed by your health care provider.

Call Your Health Care Provider or Go to the Nearest Hospital Emergency Room If You Think You Have Taken More LENVIMA® (lenvatinib) Capsules Than You Should Have

If you think you have taken more LENVIMA capsules than you
should have, please:

Call your health care provider or go to the nearest hospital
emergency room right away.

How should you store LENVIMA?

Store LENVIMA® (lenvatinib) at Room Temperature

Store LENVIMA at room temperature, between 68°F to 77°F (20°C to 25°C).

Be sure to store LENVIMA in a room with steady temperature.

Keep LENVIMA® (lenvatinib) Out of the Reach of Children

Keep LENVIMA and all medicines out of the reach of children.

Additional information about LENVIMA

Do not use LENVIMA for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give LENVIMA to other people, even if they have the same symptoms you have. It may harm them. You can ask your health care provider or pharmacist for information about LENVIMA that is written for health care professionals.

Need financial
information
and help?

Financial assistance programs are
available to help appropriate
patients access LENVIMA.