Xalkori Overview

Xalkori (generic: crizotinib) is a prescription medication used to treat non-small cell lung cancer. Xalkori belongs to a group of drugs called tyrosine kinase inhibitors which work by blocking the action of a specific enzyme necessary for cancer cells to grow.

This medication comes in capsule form and is taken twice daily, with or without food. Swallow Xalkori capsules whole.

Common side effects of Xalkori include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.