Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Rozlytrek

Descriptions


Entrectinib is used to treat metastatic (lung cancer that has already spread) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that is caused by a gene called ROS1. This medicine is also used to treat solid tumors (cancer) that are caused by certain abnormal NTRK genes and have spread or if surgery to remove the cancer is likely to cause severe complications, and there is no acceptable treatment option or the cancer grew or spread on other treatments. Your doctor will perform a test before you take this medicine.

Entrectinib belongs to the group of medicines called antineoplastics (cancer medicines). It works by interfering with the growth of cancer cells, which are eventually destroyed.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule