Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Xalkori

Descriptions


Crizotinib is used to treat metastatic (cancer that has already spread) non-small cell lung cancer that is caused by a defect in a gene called anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK). It is an antineoplastic (cancer) agent. Crizotinib interferes with the growth of cancer cells, which are eventually destroyed by the body.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule