ALECNIB 150 MG CAPSULES

ALECNIB 150 MG CAPSULES

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PACKAGE

Overview and Usage

Brand name – Alecnib

Generic name – Alectinib

Manufacturer – Everest

Strength – 150mg

Dosage Form – Capsule

Composition – Alectinib

Indication – Lung Cancer

Storage – below 30°C

Overview Of Alecnib 150mg Capsule

Alecnib 150mg capsule is a target therapy medication that is used in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The generic name of this medication is Alectinib and it is a kinase inhibitor that stops the progression of the cancer. It is a prescription-based medication that should be taken twice with food.

Pharmacodynamics

Alecnib is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor as it blocks the functioning of ALK tyrosine kinase. ALK stands for anaplastic lymphoma kinase which stimulates the cell proliferation on the lung cancer cells. Alecnib blocks this protein and it furthermore stops the phosphorylation. This as a result stops the cell proliferation and spreading of the cancer cells.

SIDE EFFECTS Of Alecnib 150 Mg Capsule

  • Constipation
  • Swelling on face and hands
  • Loss of appetite
  • Shortness of breath
  • Weight gain
  • Vision complications
  • Increased bleeding
  • Bruising easily
  • Yellowing of eyes and skin
  • Muscle pain
  • Rashes
  • Chest pain
  • Itchy skin
  • Nausea
  • Extreme fatigue

Dosage

Alectinib 150mg capsules are prescribed by the doctor hence it is advisable to take them twice every day with food.

Missed Dose

It is advisable to avoid missing any doses of Alecnib in case you miss a dose then consult your doctor immediately.

Overdose

In case of an overdose of Alecnib 150mg, immediately contact your doctor or any healthcare provider and seek medical attention.

Warning

  • Alecnib 150 mg can cause an allergic reaction in some patients therefore it is necessary to read the complete composition list and consult the doctor in case of any ingredient that induces allergies.
  • Inform the doctor about all the vitamin supplements, herbal medications, and prescription and non-prescription drugs since Alecnib can interact with them.
  • Alecnib can cause harm to the fetus hence it is advisable to avoid pregnancy and breastfeeding during and till one week after the last dose.
  • Alecnib increases the sensitivity in patients hence it is advisable to wear sunscreen and protective clothing one week after the last dose.
  • Avoiding alcohol consumption and operating heavy machinery is advisable.
  • Inform the doctor about past medical conditions like liver complications, lung issues, and cardiovascular issues.
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