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Alecensa

Alectinib Hcl
Alectinib is a cancer medicine that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Alectinib is used to treat a certain type of non-small cell lung cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. Alectinib is used only if your cancer has a specific genetic marker (an abnormal "ALK" gene). Your doctor will test you for this gene. Alectinib may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Alectinib Hcl
DRUG TYPE
Cancer
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Alectinib can cause serious or life-threatening side effects.

Call your doctor right away if you have: heart problems--severe dizziness, very slow heartbeats; lung problems--fever, chest pain, cough, trouble breathing; kidney problems--a change in your urine color, little or no urination, swelling in your lower legs; or liver problems--upper stomach pain, dark urine, loss of appetite, yellowing of the skin or eyes.

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Alecensa Capsule 150 Mg

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