Lonsurf® (trifluridine/tipiracil) is used to treat colorectal cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. It is normally used in patients who have either tried or cannot use other medications for their cancer.
Common side effects include:
If any of these side effects are very bad, see your healthcare professional immediately.
Rare but serious side effects include:
The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:
If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately
Inform your healthcare professional if:
Inform your healthcare professional if you are taking or intend to take any other medication, supplements, traditional medications or herbal remedies.
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.
Pack Lonsurf® into a bag and bring it back to the pharmacy where you received it from.
You may refer to the following website if you need more information: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/
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