Medicine Overview of Crizalk Capsule
Uses of Crizalk Capsule
Crizalk 250mg Capsule is used in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer.
Side effects of Crizalk Capsule
Nausea, Vomiting, Edema, Diarrhoea, Constipation, Abdominal pain, Vision disorder, Dizziness, Altered taste, Fatigue, Decreased appetite, Rash, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils).
How to use Crizalk Capsule
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Crizalk 250mg Capsule at a fixed time.
How Crizalk Capsule works
Crizalk 250mg capsule is an anti-cancer medication. It works by blocking the action of the abnormal protein that signals cancer cells to multiply. This helps to stop or slow the spread of cancer cells.
In Depth Information on Crizalk Capsule
Expert advice for Crizalk Capsule
- Inform your doctor before taking the medicine if you have lung problems, severe kidney disease, mild or moderate liver disease, reduced heart rate, abnormal ECG of heart, inflammation, perforation or cancer of the abdomen or intestines, or vision problems.
- Inform your doctor before taking the medicine for treatment of any infection, mental diseases, heart problems, migraine, gout, malaria, glaucoma, or cancer.
- You may be monitored for liver function, lung function test every month as crizotinib may cause life-threatening or fatal liver injury or inflammation of the lungs.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking this drug as it may cause dizziness, tiredness and problems with your vision.
Special precautions for Crizalk 250mg Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Crizalk 250mg Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor....
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Crizalk 250mg Capsule is probably usafe to use during lactat+more
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Crizalk 250mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or aff+more
ect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear....
Crizalk 250mg Capsule should be used with caution in patient+more
s with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Crizalk 250mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Crizalk 250mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Crizalk 250mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Crizalk 250mg Capsule may not be advised in patients with the severe liver disease....
Use of Crizalk 250mg Capsule may not be advised in patients with the severe liver disease.
If you miss a dose of Crizotinib, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Crizalk 250mg Capsule
Frequently asked questions for Crizotinib
Crizalk is generally administered in the form of capsules to be taken orally
Crizalk is used for treating non small-cell lung cancer caused due to a mutation or defect in a gene called as anaplastic lymphoma kinase in cancer cells in patients who have not responded to previous therapies
Crizalk works by inhibiting an enzyme called as tyrosine kinase that transmits the signal for growth and spread of cancer cells.
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Non-small cell lung cancer
Substitutes for Crizalk
No substitutes found for this medicine