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Important Safety Information

Xofigo® is not indicated for women. Women who are pregnant or may become pregnant should not receive Xofigo and should practice safe sex, such as having their partner wear a condom and using effective birth control, as Xofigo can harm unborn babies. Continue reading below.

THIS SITE IS FOR US AUDIENCES ONLY.

Important Safety Information

Xofigo® is not indicated for women. Women who are pregnant or may become pregnant should not receive Xofigo and should practice safe sex, such as having their partner wear a condom and using effective birth control, as Xofigo can harm unborn babies. Continue reading below.


Patient Videos

Patient Videos

Rick R.: Journey from Diagnosis to Treatment

Xofigo patient, Rick, and his wife share details about their experience with Rick's Xofigo treatment. From his initial diagnosis to the disease spreading to his bones, Rick and his wife remained committed to finding the right treatment for him.

Dr. Schiff: Perspective from the Other Side of the Desk

Practicing father-son urologists, Drs. Howard and Jonathan Schiff, found themselves on the other side of the desk when Dr. Howard Schiff was diagnosed with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). Being around for his family is the most important thing to Dr. Howard Schiff.

Indication

Xofigo is used to treat prostate cancer that no longer responds to hormonal or surgical treatment that lowers testosterone. It is for men whose prostate cancer has spread to the bone with symptoms but not to other parts of the body.

Important Safety Information

Xofigo is not indicated for women. Women who are pregnant or may become pregnant should not receive Xofigo and should practice safe sex, such as having their partner wear a condom and using effective birth control, as Xofigo can harm unborn babies. People who are handling fluids such as urine, feces, or vomit of a man taking Xofigo should wear gloves and wash their hands as precaution.

Before taking Xofigo, tell your healthcare provider if you:

  • have bone marrow problems. Xofigo can cause your blood cells counts to go down, including red blood cells, white blood cells, and/or platelets. In a clinical trial, some patients had to permanently discontinue therapy because of bone marrow problems. In addition, there were some deaths and blood transfusions that occurred due to severe bone marrow problems. Your healthcare provider will do blood tests before and during treatment with Xofigo
  • are receiving any chemotherapy or another extensive radiation therapy
  • have any other medical conditions

While you are on Xofigo:

  • make sure you keep your blood cell count monitoring appointments and tell your healthcare provider about any symptoms or signs of low blood cell counts. Report symptoms or signs of shortness of breath, tiredness, bleeding (such as bruising), or infection (such as fever)
  • stay well hydrated and report any signs of dehydration (such as dry mouth and increased thirst), or urinary or kidney problems (such as burning when urinating)
  • there are no restrictions regarding contact with other people after receiving Xofigo
  • follow good hygiene practices in order to minimize radiation exposure from spills of bodily fluids to household members and caregivers for a period of one week after each injection
  • use condoms and make sure female partners who may become pregnant use highly effective birth control methods during and for a minimum of six months after treatment with Xofigo

The most common side effects of Xofigo include:

  • nausea
  • diarrhea
  • vomiting
  • swelling of the arms or legs (peripheral edema)
  • low blood cell counts

Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effects that bother you or do not go away.

For important risk and use information about Xofigo, please see the Full Prescribing Information.

You are encouraged to report side effects or quality complaints of products to the FDA by visiting www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1‑800‑FDA‑1088. For Bayer products, you can report these directly to Bayer by clicking here.