Alecnib is an anti-cancer targeted chemotherapy drug used for the treatment of cancer. Alecnib is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI). Tyrosine Kinase is specific enzymes that signal cancer cells to grow, thus Alecnib works to block these signals that are being sent out by Tyrosine kinase enzymes to stop the growth of cancer cells.
Generic Name Alectinib
Brand Name Alecnib
Manufacturer Everest Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Alecnib is an anti-cancer targeted therapy drug that is used in chemotherapy. Alecnib is known as a tyrosine kinase inhibitor or ALK.
How it Works
Alecnib is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI). Tyrosine Kinase is specific enzymes that signal cancer cells to grow, thus Alecnib works to block these signals that are being sent out by Tyrosine kinase enzymes to stop the growth of cancer cells.
Common Side effects
Some of the common side effects that can occur with the consumption of this medication are
Anaemia (low red blood cell count)
Fatigue (including weakness)
Low blood calcium (hypocalcemia)
Low potassium (hypokalemia)
Muscle and bone pain
Increased creatinine level
Increased liver function tests: AST, ALT, bilirubin (liver problems)
High blood glucose (Hyperglycemia)
Low blood sodium (hyponatremia)
Decreased lymphocyte count (white blood cells that fight infection)
Low blood phosphate (hypophosphatemia)
Before starting alectinib treatment, make sure you tell your doctor about any other medications you are taking
Store Alecnib in a cold dry area away from sunlight exposure.
This product is certified and registered with the Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of the People’s republic of Bangladesh.