Alecensa

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Alecensa

Drug Info for alecensa

Alectinib is used to treat a certain type of non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that has spread to other parts of the body. Alectinib is in a class of medications called kinase inhibitors. It works by blocking the action of an abnormal protein that signals cancer cells to multiply. This helps slow or stop the spread of cancer cells.

Alecensa is a prescription cancer medication used to treat patients diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that has spread to other parts of the body. This medication works to target the cancer cells and stop the growth and spread. Alecensa is used also to treat NSCLC caused by a rare anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) gene.

Swallow the capsule whole. Do not open, crush, or chew it.

Read and follow the patient instructions that come with this medicine. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.

Take your medicine as directed. Your dose may need to be changed several times to find what works best for you.

Oral routeIt is best to take this medicine with food or milk.

Missed dose: If you miss a dose or vomit after taking a dose, skip that dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double doses.

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to alectinib, or if you are pregnant.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.

Oral routeThis medicine may cause birth defects if either partner is using it during conception or pregnancy. Tell your doctor right away if you or your partner becomes pregnant. Use an effective form of birth control during treatment and for at least 1 week after the last dose. Male patients with female partners should use an effective form of birth control during treatment and for at least 3 months after the last dose.

Do not breastfeed during treatment and for at least 1 week after the last dose.

Tell your doctor if you have kidney disease, liver disease, heart disease, or a history of other lung or breathing problems.

This medicine may cause the following problems:Liver problemsLung or breathing problems, including interstitial lung disease (ILD), pneumonitisKidney problemsHeart rhythm problems, including bradycardiaMuscle problems, including myalgiaHemolytic anemia

Oral routeMedicines used to treat cancer are very strong and can have many side effects. Before receiving this medicine, make sure you understand all the risks and benefits. It is important for you to work closely with your doctor during your treatment.

This medicine may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Use a sunscreen and protective clothing when you are outdoors. Avoid sunlamps and tanning beds during treatment and for at least 7 days after the last dose.

Oral routeMedicines used to treat cancer are very strong and can have many side effects. Before receiving this medicine, make sure you understand all the risks and benefits. It is important for you to work closely with your doctor during your treatment.

This medicine may cause the following problems:Liver problemsInterstitial lung disease or pneumonitisBradycardia (slow heartbeat)Myalgia (muscle pain)

This medicine may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Wear sunscreen. Do not use sunlamps or tanning beds.

Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Tell your doctor if you have liver disease, heart disease, or a history of other lung disease or breathing problems.

Oral routeThis medicine may cause birth defects if either partner is using it during conception or pregnancy. Tell your doctor right away if you or your partner becomes pregnant. Women should use effective birth control during treatment and for at least 1 week after the last dose. Men should use effective birth control during treatment and for at least 3 months after the last dose.

Do not breastfeed during treatment and for at least 1 week after the last dose.

  • Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness
  • Dark urine or pale stools, loss of appetite, stomach pain, yellow skin or eyes
  • Swelling in your hands, feet, or legs
  • Slow or uneven heartbeat
  • Chest pain, cough, fever, trouble breathing
  • Change in how much or how often you urinate, cloudy urine
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Lightheadedness, dizziness, fainting
  • Unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Constipation, diarrhea
  • Tiredness
Frequently Asked Questions

The average Alecensa price without insurance can vary, from about between $489 and $523, depending on the quantity, pharmacy location and dosage. To reduce the cost of Alecensa, use our Alecensa savings card to save about up to 80% off of the retail price when purchased from participating pharmacies near you.

Use our free Alecensa coupon card at most major pharmacies, including Rite Aid and Target. Enter your zip code on the Alecensa page on our site to see which pharmacies near you participate with OptionRx. Then bring your Alecensa discount card to your local pharmacy and ask your pharmacist to process your prescription using our discount card for immediate savings.

Alecensa is a brand-name of Alectinib. A generic version of this drug is not currently available. You can use our free Alecensa discount card to reduce the cost of this drug when you purchase this medication at a participating local pharmacy.

There are several ways to save on Alecensa. There is not an Alecensa manufacturer coupon available at this time, but HealthWell Foundation Copay Program, Patient Access Network Foundation (PAN), and Good Days Program can assist patients with access to medications such as Alecensa for free or at a discount. Contact these programs directly for information on eligibility. You can also use our free coupon. Our customers typically find that they save more by using our OptionRx savings card.