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Lapatinib

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Dual Kinase Inhibitor Tykerb® Cancer-related

Lapatinib - Dosage and How to Use

How should Lapatinib be used?

It is a tablet taken by mouth, usually once daily at around the same time each day. Take the exact number of tablets instructed by your doctor.
Take on an empty stomach i.e. at least 1 hour before or 1 hour after food.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of Lapatinib, take the next scheduled dose at your usual dosing time. Do not make up for the missed dose or double dose the next day.

What should I do if I overdose?

If you overdose on this medication, inform your doctor immediately.

Lapatinib - Additional Information

  • Updated on Thursday, February 28, 2019
  • Article contributed by Department of Pharmacy National Cancer Centre Singapore

    The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

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