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Capmatinib Hydrochloride

What is Tabrecta used for?

This medication is used to treat a certain type of lung cancer (non-small cell lung cancer-NSCLC). Capmatinib works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells. It belongs to a class of drugs known as kinase inhibitors.


Capmatinib Hydrochloride


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Tabrecta Frequently Asked Questions

Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before you start using capmatinib and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually twice daily. Swallow the tablets whole. Do not crush, chew, or break the tablets.

The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. If you have certain side effects, your doctor may adjust your dose or stop treatment for some time.

Do not increase your dose or use this drug more often or for longer than prescribed. Your condition will not improve any faster, and your risk of serious side effects will increase.

If you vomit your dose of capmatinib, do not take another dose. Take your next dose at your regular scheduled time. Do not take two doses at the same time.

Take this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same times each day.

Since this drug can be absorbed through the skin and lungs and may harm an unborn baby, women who are pregnant or who may become pregnant should not handle this medication or breathe the dust from the tablets.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

Tabrecta Dosage and Form Information

150 Mg
200 Mg