Xalkori

Active Ingredient(s): Crizotinib
FDA Approved: * August 26, 2011
Pharm Company: * PFIZER
Category: Cancer

Crizotinib, sold under the brand name Xalkori among others, is an anti-cancer medication acting as an ALK (anaplastic lymphoma kinase) and ROS1 (c-ros oncogene 1) inhibitor,[3][4][5] approved for treatment of some non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) in the US[6] and some other countries, and undergoing clinical trials testing its safety and efficacy in anaplastic large cell lymphoma, neuroblastoma, and other advanced solid tumo... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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Dosage List

Xalkori Pfizer;CRZ;250
Xalkori 250 mg Oral Capsule
NDC: 0069-8140
Labeler:
Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
Xalkori 200 mg Oral Capsule
NDC: 0069-8141
Labeler:
Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc

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