What should I know about Xalkori before taking it?

Before taking Xalkori (crizotinib), you should know that the drug can cause vision changes, dizziness and fatigue. As a result, you need to be careful when driving and operating heavy machinery.

Xalkori, which treats one kind of lung cancer, can cause dangerous side effects, including lung, liver, and heart problems, so call your doctor right away if you develop any unusual symptoms or problems.

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