Xalkori is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) crizotinib. On this page you will find out more about Xalkori, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: crizotinib
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Xalkori 200 mg hard capsule, 60
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What this medicine is for
XALKORI is indicated for the treatment of patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).,XALKORI is indicated for the treatment of patients with ROS1-positive advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Hard gelatin capsule with white opaque body and pink opaque cap, printed with black ink Pfizer on the cap, CRZ 200 on the body.|
|Dosage Form||Capsule, hard|
|Route of administration||Oral|
60 capsules: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 30 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Store at room temperature|
|Life time||36 Months|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 May 2018
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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