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A healthcare provider may recommend crizotinib (Xalkori®) for adults who are in the advanced stage of non-small cell lung cancer. This prescription chemotherapy drug is only approved for use in adults and comes as a capsule that is taken twice daily.
Some people who take this medicine may experience side effects such as constipation, vision problems, or vomiting. Before starting treatment, make sure your healthcare provider is aware of your medical history and any other medications you are taking.
(Click Crizotinib for more details on how this chemotherapy drug works. This full-length article also discusses dosing instructions, safety precautions, and what else to discuss with your doctor. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)