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Were you looking for more information about Crizotinib? Crizatinib is a common misspelling of crizotinib.
 
Crizotinib (Xalkori®) is a medication that is available by prescription only and helps slow down the progression of advanced non-small cell lung cancer in adults. This chemotherapy drug works by blocking the activity of certain proteins in the body that the cancer cells need to grow.
 
To help ensure a safe treatment process, tell your healthcare provider about any other medical problems you might have, such as heart problems, electrolyte imbalances, or liver disease, as well as any other medications, vitamins, or supplements you are taking.
 
(Click Crizotinib for more information, including side effects to look out for during treatment and details on when and how to take the medication. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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