TRAMETINIB is a Schedule H drug.
Trametinib is a cancer medicine that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body.Trametinib is used alone or in combination with another medicine called dabrafenib to treat certain types of cancer in people who have a "BRAF" gene mutation. These medicines are for use in treating:Trametinib works by slowing the growth of cancer cells.


TRAMETINIB is generally used to treat: Thyroid Cancer, Melanoma, Lung Cancer
TRAMETINIB can address symptoms like: Body Discoloration, Neck Lump Or Bulge, Cough, Loss Of Voice, Neck Pain, Throat Tightness, Difficulty Swallowing, Difficulty Breathing

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor

How Do I Take It?

TRAMETINIB is generally taken Before Food.
Route of Administration: Oral


  • You should not use trametinib if you are allergic to it.
  • Do not use trametinib if you are pregnant.Your doctor will perform blood tests to make sure you have the correct tumor type to be treated with trametinib.
  • Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Use the medicine exactly as directed.
  • Take trametinib on an empty stomach at the same time each day, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.
  • Your doctor will need to check your skin every 2 months while you are using trametinib, and for up to 6 months after your last dose.
  • Do not use two doses at one time.
  • Trametinib can pass into body fluids. Caregivers should wear rubber gloves while cleaning up a patient’s body fluids, handling contaminated trash or laundry or changing diapers.
  • Wash hands before and after removing gloves.
  • Wash soiled clothing and linens separately from other laundry.

Common Side-Effects

TRAMETINIB : Diarrhoea, Skin Rash, Dry Skin, Canker Sores, Nausea, Vomit, Loose Motion, Loss Of Appetite, Fever, Chills, Fatigue (tiredness), Joint Pain, Cough, Shortness Of Breath, Dizziness, Head Headache, Irregular Heartbeat, Ear Pounding, Nervousness, Chest Discomfort, Eyes Dry Eyes, Abdomen Pain

Serious Side-Effects

TRAMETINIB : Blood Pressure, High, Heart Failure, Hyperglycemia, Vision Problems, Gums Bleeding, Bloody Or Red Colored Stools, Abdomen Bloating Or Fullness, Eyes Blurred Vision, Face Swelling, Hands Swelling, Feet Swelling, Arms Swelling, Bloody Or Red Colored Vomit, Difficulty Breathing, Difficulty Swallowing, Dark Colored (brown) Urine, Black (tar) Colored Stools, Hands Tingling, Feet Tingling, Dry Mouth, Body Muscle Cramps Or Spasms (painful), Mouth Swelling, Muscle Stiffness

Rare Side-Effects

TRAMETINIB : Eyes Change In Vision, Eyes Sudden Flash Of Lights, Abdomen Stomach Cramps, Abdomen Tenderness To Touch, Eyes Floating Spots Or Strings In Vision

Disease Interactions

TRAMETINIB can interfere with: Pneumonitis, Interstitial Lung Disease, Cardiomyopathy, Heart Arrhythmias, Congestive Heart Disease, Intestinal Perforation, Colitis, Hemorrhage, Acute Liver Failure, Diabetes Mellitus, Vision Problems, Acute Renal Failure, Thromboembolism

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Refrigeration (Between 2 To 8 C)

Available Alternatives

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