Crizotinib is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. Your doctor will check for a gene mutation before starting you on this medication.
If you experience any of the following symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.
Inform your healthcare professional if:
Avoid taking grapefruit and its juice when you are taking this medication as it may interact with your medication and increase the risk of side-effects.
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is less than 6 hours to your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your next dose at the usual time. Do not take two doses at the same time.
If you vomited after taking a dose, do not take another dose. Take your next dose at the usual time.
Pack Crizotinib into a bag and bring it back to the pharmacy where you received the medication from.
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