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Tepotinib Hcl

What is Tepmetko used for?

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


Tepotinib Hcl


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Tepmetko Frequently Asked Questions

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

Take this medication by mouth with food as directed by your doctor, usually once daily. Swallow the tablets whole. Do not chew, crush, or split the tablets.

If you have trouble swallowing the tablets whole, place the tablets in a cup with 30 milliliters (1 ounce) of non-carbonated water. Stir well until the tablets break into small pieces. Do not crush the tablets. The tablets will not completely dissolve. Drink all of the mixture without chewing, right away or within 1 hour. Add more water (30 milliliters/1 ounce) to the cup and drink all of the mixture to make sure you are getting all of the drug. Use only non-carbonated water for mixing. Do not prepare a supply ahead of time.

If you are giving this mixture through a tube into the stomach (such as a nasogastric tube), ask your health care professional for detailed instructions on how to give it.

If you vomit after taking a dose, do not take another dose. Take your next dose at your regular scheduled time.

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

The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. 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 side effects will increase.

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.

Tepmetko Dosage and Form Information

225 Mg