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Crizalk 200Mg Capsule

Manufacturer: Pfizer Ltd
Medicine composition: Crizotinib
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Crizalk 200Mg Capsule is a cancer fighting agent a part of the chemotherapy procedures. It treats malignant tumours both in adults and children. It is effective in the treatment of non-small cell lung carcinoma, which is a type of lung cancer. It attempts to inhibit the spread of cancer cells or malignant tumours to other parts of the body.

The dosage depends upon the age, weight, medical history of the patient, health conditions and the response to the therapy.

The drug is contraindicated in patients who have suffered or are suffering from cardiac disorders, lungs or liver disorders or renal malfunctioning. In such cases, immense precaution is required in the determination of the dosage. Take proper medical help in case you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy any time soon or breastfeeding. You must also inform the doctor of any other prescription drugs that you may be taking, such as hormonal pills as oral contraceptives, or any dietary supplements as Crizalk 200Mg Capsule may interact with the other drugs and cause a number of health complications. You must avoid alcohol consumption, smoking, tobacco or caffeine during the course of the treatment to avoid any further health complications. Even the slightest discomfort should be reported to the doctor immediately, in order to avoid complications.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Oncologist before using this medicine.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Crizalk 250mg capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    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.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Crizalk 250mg capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Crizotinib, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Crizalk 200Mg Capsule is a drug to treat cancer. It has an aminopyridine structure and inhibits the protein kinase, by competitively binding with kinases at the target sights. The kinase activity of fusion proteins are also inhibited by the drug.

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