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What should I avoid while taking Xalkori?

While taking the cancer drug Xalkori (crizotinib), you should avoid certain medications that interact with it. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and nonprescription drugs, herbal remedies, and supplements that you take.

Grapefruit and grapefruit juice can affect the drug's absorption, so skip the fruit while taking the medication.

Finally, you should be careful driving and operating heavy machinery, since Xalkori can cause fatigue, dizziness and vision problems.

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