How to Take ALUNBRIG® (brigatinib)

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ALUNBRIG is a tablet that is taken orally once a day

Your healthcare provider will start you on a 90 mg dose of ALUNBRIG for the first 7 days of treatment.

After the first 7 days of treatment, your healthcare provider may increase your dose to 180 mg orally once daily. Be sure to review your ALUNBRIG dosing regimen with your healthcare team to ensure you are taking it correctly.

1 tablet once daily with or without food.

Avoid eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice during treatment with ALUNBRIG. Grapefruit may increase the amount of ALUNBRIG in your blood.  

Store ALUNBRIG at room temperature of 68°F to 77°F (20°C to 25°C).

Things To Remember

Take ALUNBRIG exactly as your healthcare provider tells you to take it. Do not change your dose or stop taking ALUNBRIG unless your healthcare provider tells you to.

  • Your healthcare provider may change your dose, temporarily stop, or permanently stop treatment with ALUNBRIG if you develop side effects.
  • Swallow ALUNBRIG tablets whole. Do not crush or chew tablets.
  • If you miss a dose of ALUNBRIG, do not take the missed dose. Take your next dose at your regular time.
  • If you vomit after taking a dose of ALUNBRIG, do not take an extra dose. Take your next dose at your regular time.

Speak with your healthcare provider about any side effects you may experience.

Take notes on how you are feeling and share them with your healthcare provider.

You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects directly to Takeda Oncology at 1-844-817-6468 or

Tips for Taking Your Medication Daily

Taking your medication every day is important. Consider these tips to help you stay on track and ensure that you are taking your daily dose of ALUNBRIG as prescribed.

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Take your medication every day around the same time, such as when you have breakfast. Keep your pill box or medication bottle on or near the breakfast table.

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Set an alarm in your house or on your mobile device to remind you to take your medication.

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Designate a paper or online calendar to track your daily dose and mark each day with an X after you've taken your medication.

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Ask a friend, family member, or caregiver to check in with you and remind you to take your medication.

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Be sure to take your medication with you when you travel. If you are traveling by air, keep your medication in your carry-on bag. If you do leave it at home, call your healthcare provider right away. Your healthcare team may be able to get a new supply of ALUNBRIG to you at your new location through a nearby pharmacy.

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Talk to your healthcare provider about all the possible side effects you may be experiencing. Your healthcare provider may be able to help you manage any side effects you may have while taking ALUNBRIG.

It's normal to have questions as you begin your treatment on ALUNBRIG.

We have additional resources for you to discuss with your healthcare provider as you get started.

FDA, Food and Drug Administration.