Crizalk 250 mg Crizotinib Capsule

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Crizalk 250 mg Crizotinib Medicine Details:

  • Brand Name : Crizalk 
  • Active Ingredients : Crizotinib 250mg
  • Manufactured by: Pfizer, Inc.
  • Strength: 250 mg
  • Form: Capsules
  • Packing: Pack of 60 Capsules

Crizalk 250mg Crizotinib

WHAT IS CRIZOTINIB ?

Crizotinib is an anti-cancer drug that belongs to a category of medicines called as protein kinase inhibitors. It acts by inhibiting the action of tyrosine kinase, an enzyme that transmits the signal for growth and spread of cancer cells.

USES

Crizotinib is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. It is mainly used to treat non-small cell lung cancer that has spread to other parts of the body.

COMMON SIDE-EFFECTS

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have:

  • severe vision problems, including loss of vision;
  • headache with chest pain and severe dizziness, fainting, fast or pounding heartbeats;
  • very slow heart rate;a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out;
  • sudden chest pain or discomfort, wheezing, dry cough or cough with mucus, feeling short of breath;
  • fever, swollen gums, painful mouth sores, pain when swallowing, cold or flu symptoms;
  • easy bruising or bleeding (nosebleeds, bleeding gums); or
  • liver problems--nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, tired feeling, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

  • Before starting Crizotinib treatment, make sure you tell your doctor about any other medications you are taking (including prescription, over-the-counter, vitamins, herbal remedies, etc.).   Do not take aspirin, or products containing aspirin unless your doctor specifically permits this.
  • Do not receive any kind of immunization or vaccination without your doctor's approval while taking Crizotinib.
  • Inform your health care professional if you are pregnant or may be pregnant prior to starting this treatment. Pregnancy category D (Crizotinib may be hazardous to the fetus.  Women who are pregnant or become pregnant must be advised of the potential hazard to the fetus.)
  •  For both men and women: Do not conceive a child (get pregnant) while taking Crizotinib. Barrier methods of contraception, such as condoms, are recommended. Discuss with your doctor when you may safely become pregnant or conceive a child after therapy.
  • Do not breast feed while taking this medication.
  • You should not drink grapefruit juice or eat grapefruit during your treatment with Crizotinib. It may make the amount of Crizotinib in your blood increase to a harmful level.
STORAGE

Store between 20°C and 25°C (68°F and 77°F); excursions are permitted between 15°C and 30°C (59°F and 86°F).

CRIZALK INTERACTIONS
  • Some products that may interact with this drug include: drugs that may slow the heartbeat (including digoxin, clonidine, beta-blockers such as atenolol/metoprolol, calcium channel blockers such as diltiazem/verapamil).
  • Other medications can affect the removal of crizotinib from your body, which may affect how crizotinib works. Examples include azole antifungals (such as itraconazole), macrolide antibiotics (such as erythromycin), rifamycins (such as rifabutin), drugs for seizures (such as carbamazepine, phenytoin), St. John's wort, among others.This medication can slow down the removal of other medications from your body, which may affect how they work. Examples of affected drugs include alfentanil, ergots (such as ergotamine), fentanyl, tacrolimus, among others.
  • Many drugs besides crizotinib may affect the heart rhythm (QT prolongation), including amiodarone, dofetilide, quinidine, procainamide, sotalol, and certain antipsychotic medications (such as pimozide, thioridazine, ziprasidone), among others.
  • Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.

DISPOSAL

If your doctor tells you to stop taking this medicine or the expiry date has passed, ask your pharmacist what to do with any medicine you have left over.

NOTE

We strongly encourage you to talk with your health care professional about your specific medical condition and treatments. The information contained in this website is meant to be helpful and educational, but is not a substitute for medical advice.