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What is Cotellic used for?

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Official Answer by Drugs.com 9 Mar 2016

Cotellic (generic name: cobimetinib), manufactured by Genentech, is an orally administered cancer medicine used to treat advanced melanoma (skin cancer) in patients with an abnormal genetic marker known as a BRAF V600E or V600K.

Cotellic is used in combination with vemurafenib (brand name: Zelboraf). Cotellic is not to be used in patients with another type of melanoma known as wild-type BRAF melanoma.

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