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If you have an advanced stage of non-small cell lung cancer, your healthcare provider may prescribe crizotinib (Xalkori®) to help slow down the progression of your disease. It comes as a capsule that is taken twice a day. You may not be able to take this drug if you have certain allergies or if you are taking certain medications, vitamins, or supplements. Vision problems, vomiting, and diarrhea are among the possible side effects.
 
(Click Crizotinib for more information about how this medication works and when and how to take it, as well as general safety precautions you should be aware of before beginning treatment. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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