What is Cotellic used for?
Cotellic is used in combination with vemurafenib (Zelboraf).
BRAF and MEK are proteins in a cell signaling pathway that help control cell growth and survival. Vemurafenib is designed to inhibit some mutated forms of BRAF, and Cotellic is designed to inhibit some forms of MEK. When used in combination, Cotellic and vemurafenib are thought to reduce cancer cell growth longer than with vemurafenib alone.
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