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Tabrecta Dosage

Generic name: CAPMATINIB 150mg
Dosage form: tablet, film coated

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on May 6, 2020.

2.1 Patient Selection

Select patients for treatment with TABRECTA based on the presence of a mutation that leads to MET exon 14 skipping in tumor specimens [see Clinical Studies (14)]. Information on FDA-approved tests is available at: http://www.fda.gov/CompanionDiagnostics.

2.2 Recommended Dosage

The recommended dosage of TABRECTA is 400 mg orally twice daily with or without food.

Swallow TABRECTA tablets whole. Do not break, crush or chew the tablets.

If a patient misses or vomits a dose, instruct the patient not to make up the dose, but to take the next dose at its scheduled time.

2.3 Dosage Modifications for Adverse Reactions

The recommended dose reductions for the management of adverse reactions are listed in Table 1.

Table 1: Recommended TABRECTA Dose Reductions for Adverse Reactions
Dose Reduction Dose and Schedule
First 300 mg orally twice daily
Second 200 mg orally twice daily

Permanently discontinue TABRECTA in patients who are unable to tolerate 200 mg orally twice daily.

The recommended dosage modifications of TABRECTA for adverse reactions are provided in Table 2.

Table 2: Recommended TABRECTA Dosage Modifications for Adverse Reactions
Abbreviations: ALT, alanine aminotransferase; AST, aspartate aminotransferase; ILD, interstitial lung disease; ULN, upper limit of normal.
Grading according to CTCAE Version 4.03 (CTCAE = Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events).
Adverse Reaction Severity Dosage Modification
Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)/Pneumonitis
[see Warnings and Precautions (5.1)]
Any grade Permanently discontinue TABRECTA.
Increased ALT and/or AST without increased total bilirubin
[see Warnings and Precautions (5.2)]
Grade 3 Withhold TABRECTA until recovery to baseline ALT/AST.

If recovered to baseline within 7 days, then resume TABRECTA at the same dose; otherwise resume TABRECTA at a reduced dose.
Grade 4 Permanently discontinue TABRECTA.
Increased ALT and/or AST with increased total bilirubin in the absence of cholestasis or hemolysis
[see Warnings and Precautions (5.2)]
ALT and/or AST greater than 3 times ULN with total bilirubin greater than 2 times ULN Permanently discontinue TABRECTA.
Increased total bilirubin without concurrent increased ALT and/or AST
[see Warnings and Precautions (5.2)]
Grade 2 Withhold TABRECTA until recovery to baseline bilirubin.

If recovered to baseline within 7 days, then resume TABRECTA at the same dose; otherwise resume TABRECTA at a reduced dose.
Grade 3 Withhold TABRECTA until recovery to baseline bilirubin.

If recovered to baseline within 7 days, then resume TABRECTA at a reduced dose; otherwise permanently discontinue TABRECTA.
Grade 4 Permanently discontinue TABRECTA.
Other Adverse Reactions
[see Adverse Reactions (6.1)]
Grade 2 Maintain dose level. If intolerable, consider withholding TABRECTA until resolved, then resume TABRECTA at a reduced dose.
Grade 3 Withhold TABRECTA until resolved, then resume TABRECTA at a reduced dose.
Grade 4 Permanently discontinue TABRECTA.

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