Tykerb 250 mg Uses Lapatinib is used together with another medication (capecitabine) to treat a certain type of breast cancer (HER2-positive) that has not responded to the standard treatment. Lapatinib may also be used together with another medication (letrozole) to treat HER2-positive breast cancer in women after menopause. It works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells. How to use Lapatinib Tablet Read the Patient Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist before you start using lapatinib and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, consult your doctor or pharmacist. Take this medication by mouth 1 hour before or 1 hour after a meal, usually once daily or as directed by your doctor. It is important that you do not take this medication more than once daily.
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