Before starting medication patients should informed about possible side effects of crizotinib.
Serious side effects caused by Crizotinib are:
Yellowing skin or the white part of patient eyes, severe tiredness, dark or brown (tea color) urine, pain on the right side of your stomach, bleed or bruise more easily than normal, trouble breathing or shortness of breath, cough with or without mucous, heart problems and vision problems.
Other common side effects of crizotinib include:
Nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, swelling of your hands, feet, face, and eyes, constipation, increased liver function blood test results, tiredness, decreased appetite, upper respiratory infection, dizziness andfeeling of numbness or tingling in the extremities