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Alecensa (Alectinib Hydrochloride)

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Type: drug type
Product: Alecensa Capsule (Special Order Only)
Manufacturer: Hoffman - La Roche
Country: Canada
Dosage: 150 mg

Generic Equivalent of Alecensa
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There is no generic product of Alecensa.

Alecensa Information

Alecensa Details (Brand and Generic) currently offers the brand Alecensa from Canada manufactured by Hoffman-La Roche. This medication is available by special order and for local pickup only. The generic version is unavailable. Our customers may also purchase other cancer medications.


The brand Alecensa comes in the strength of 150 mg capsules.


Alecensa is a prescription medicine used to treat people with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that is caused by an abnormal anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) gene, and that has spread to other parts of your body. It works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells. Alectinib belongs to a class of drugs known as tyrosine kinase inhibitors. It is not known if Alecensa is safe and effective in children. Take Alecensa exactly as your healthcare provider tells you to take it. Take Alecensa with food. Swallow Alecensa capsules whole. Do not open or dissolve the capsule contents. If you miss a dose of Alecensa or if you vomit after taking a dose of Alecensa, do not take the missed dose. Take your next dose at your regular time.

Side Effects and Precautions

The common side effects of Alecensa may include tiredness; constipation; swelling in your hands, feet, ankles, face and eyelids; muscle pain, tenderness, and weakness (myalgia); anemia. Stop using Alecensa and call your doctor right away if you have the following serious side effects: liver problems (hepatotoxicity): feeling tired, feeling less hungry than usual, yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes, dark urine, itchy skin, nausea or vomiting, pain on the right side of your stomach, bleeding or bruising more easily than normal; lung problems: trouble breathing, shortness of breath, cough, or fever; kidney problems: change in the amount or color of your urine or new or worsening swelling in your legs or feet; slow heartbeat (bradycardia); muscle pain, tenderness, and weakness (myalgia). This is not a complete list of side effects. For any unexpected effects while taking Alecensa, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Warnings and Interactions

Avoid spending time in the sunlight during treatment with Alecensa and for 7 days after the final dose of Alecensa. You may burn more easily and get severe sunburns. Use sunscreen and lip balm with a SPF 50 or greater to help protect against sunburn. Do not use Alecensa if you:

• Are allergic to Alecensa or to any other ingredients in Alecensa;
• Are pregnant or are breast-feeding.

Before you start taking this medication, talk to your doctor about your medical history especially if you:

• Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Alecensa can harm your unborn baby;
• Are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed;
• Have liver problems;
• Have lung or breathing problems;
• Have a slow heartbeat.

Tell your doctor about all the medications you take or plan to take including prescription, OTC, herbal supplements, vitamins and dietary supplements before starting Alecensa. Do not start or stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.

Questions and Answers

Why is Alecensa more affordable from Canada than the United States?

In general, all drug prices, not only Alecensa, are more affordable to order from Canada because the price of both the brand and generic medication is regulated by the government. Also, since we established in 2006, our vision is to provide safe and affordable medication to people in the US.

Is it safe to buy Alecensa from your pharmacy?

Our products are sourced only from facilities certified by authorities in the countries we import them from. has a rigorous process for selecting our partners, so that you, our customer, get the safest medicine. We are also a Certified Canadian Pharmacy that adheres to the requirements imposed by the Province of British Columbia.

What is the lowest price of Alecensa per capsule?

Brand Alecensa 150 mg starts at $52.10 per capsule.

How much is the shipping?

Our shipping fee is a flat rate of $10.00 per order. Our pharmacy focuses on getting you the lowest prices on high quality products.

How do I order from your pharmacy?

Ordering Alecensa from us is very simple. You can place the order online or call Customer Service at 1866.920.3784. For additional information or for the ordering process, visit our How to Order page.

Are your Alecensa prices competitive?

Yes, we are proud to offer some of the most competitive prices across Canadian pharmacies. In some cases, we might be able to either match or beat our competitors' prices. Please call our friendly customer service at 1866.920.3784.

Is there a limit on how many Alecensa capsules I am allowed to order at one time? can only dispense a maximum of a three month supply of Alecensa at one time, as per your doctor's prescription.

Can I buy Alecensa over the counter from you?

No, Alecensa requires a valid prescription from your doctor. We do not sell this product without a valid prescription.

Do you ship to the United States?

Yes, we do. It usually takes between 7 and 18 business days to receive your order from our pharmacy.

Is there a generic for Alecensa?

No, there is no generic alternative for this product. supplies only genuine Alecensa from Canada shipped using the Canadian packaging. This Alecensa is manufactured by Genetech Inc. (a member of Roche Group), the worldwide manufacturer of Alecensa. This offer is neither endorsed nor authorized by Genetech Inc. (the United States and Canadian distributor of Alecensa). has no affiliation whatsoever with Genetech Inc.

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