Trade name: Cotellic
Cobimetinib is the generic name for the trade name drug
Cotellic. In some cases, health care professionals may use the trade name Cotellic when referring to the generic drug name cobimetinib.
Drug type: Cobimetinib is a targeted therapy. It is an oral MEK kinase inhibitor - (For more detail see "How this drug works," below.)
What cobimetinib is used for :
Note: If a drug has been approved for one use, physicians may elect to use this same drug for other problems if they believe it may be helpful.
How cobimetinib is given :
The amount of cobimetinib that you will receive depends on many factors, your general health or other health problems, and the type of cancer or condition being treated. Higher doses do not give better response and may cause increased toxicity. Your doctor will determine your dose and schedule.