Retevmo ® (selpercatinib) capsules

40 mg, 80 mg

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RETEVMO® (selpercatinib): Dosing Considerations

Selpercatinib may be taken with or without food unless coadministered with a proton pump inhibitor.


Detailed Information

  • Selpercatinib doses should be separated by approximately 12 hours.
  • A missed dose of selpercatinib should not be made up within 6 hours of the next scheduled dose.
  • Selpercatinib capsules should be swallowed whole and should not be opened, crushed, or chewed.1
    • Lilly currently has no information available on the opening of the capsules and administering the content in liquids or food for administration (such as mixing in applesauce) or administration through a G-tube.
  • If vomiting occurs after taking a dose of selpercatinib, do not administer an additional dose. Take the next dose at the scheduled time.1

Selpercatinib is taken orally twice daily until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. The recommended dose of selpercatinib based on actual body weight is detailed in Recommended Selpercatinib Dosage.1

Recommended Selpercatinib Dosage1

Patient Weighta

Recommended Dosage

<50 kg

120 mg orally twice daily

≥50 kg

160 mg orally twice daily

aBased on actual patient weight.


1Retevmo [package insert]. Indianapolis, IN: Eli Lilly and Company; 2021.


G-tube = gastrostomy tube

Lilly = Eli Lilly and Company

Date of Last Review: January 04, 2021

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