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Drug Interactions

Xalkori may react with a number of other medicines (see Xalkori Drug Interactions).

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
  • Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure
  • Heart problems, such as congestive heart failure
  • A heart condition known as QT prolongation or long QT syndrome
  • An abnormal heartbeat
  • Ever been told you have electrolyte abnormalities (high or low blood salts, such as sodium, potassium, and magnesium)
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Xalkori Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)

What If I Overdose on Xalkori?

It is unclear what exactly to expect from an overdose with this medicine. Seek immediate medical attention if you or someone else may have taken too much.
(Click Xalkori Overdose for more information.)
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