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Producer: Roche


Alecensa is a means of immunotherapy (enzyme inhibitor).

Active substances



Alecensa is used to treat certain forms of prolonged cancer.

Must only be delivered from hospital.


Available as capsules.

Adults. Usually 600 mg twice a day.

It may be necessary to reduce dose, pause or stop treatment completely due to side effects.


  • Taken in conjunction with a meal.
  • The capsules must be swallowed whole, do not open or dissolve.

Forgotten dose:

  • You should take the missed dose immediately if there is more than 6 hours to the next dose.
  • If there is less than 6 hours to the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose.
  • You should never take a double dose.

possible side effects

Very common (over 10%)

Weight gain

Diarrhea, Elevated bile duct, Constipation, Nausea, Liver effect, Vomiting

Swelling due to fluid accumulation in the body


muscle pain

Skin rash, Hypersensitivity to sunlight

visual disturbances

Common (1-10%)

Mouth inflammation, taste disturbance

Slow pulse

Acute kidney damage, Increased creatinine in the blood

Uncommon (0.1-1%)

Liver injury

Inflammation-like reaction in the lungs, pulmonary disease


Use only under certain conditions.

Women of childbearing potential should use safety precautions during treatment and for 3 months after treatment has ceased.


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No warning.

Blood donor

Do not drop. Donor must be declared by the donor village.


  • Works by inhibiting an enzyme, tyrosine, which increases the growth of the cancer cells.
  • The half-life of the blood (T?) for alectinib is approximately 32 hours, but it decomposes to another substance that also has an effect in the body. This degradation also has a half life of about 32 hours.

Pharmaceutical forms

Capsules, hard. 1 capsule contains 150 mg of alectinib.

Grants, delivery, packages and prices

subsidiesextraditionDispensing form and strengthPackingPrice in kr.
May only be delivered to hospitals. Delivered according to the provisions for drugs in delivery group Ahard capsules 150 mg224 pcs. (Blister)53.674,50


Indigotine (indigocarmin) (E132)

Iron oxides and iron hydroxides (E172)

Titanium dioxide (E171)

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