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Trifluridine/Tipiracil

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Antineoplastic Thymidine-based Nucleoside Analog + Thymidine Phosphorylase Inhibitor Lonsurf®

Trifluridine/Tipiracil - Dosage and How to Use

How should Trifluridine/Tipiracil be used?

  • ​Take Lonsurf® two times a day from Day 1 to 5 and Day 8 to 12 of a 28 day-cycle.
  • Take it within 1 hour after a meal.
  • Do not break, chew or crush the tablet. Swallow the tablet whole.
    • Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have difficulty swallowing.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

​If you forget to take a dose, skip the missed dose and take your next dose at the usual time. Do not take additional doses to make up for the missed dose.

What should I do if I overdose?

Trifluridine/Tipiracil - Additional Information

​You may refer to the following website if you need more information: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/

  • Updated on Monday, September 30, 2019
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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