Palbociclib 75 mg, 100 mg, 125 mg tablets

  • Medicine name-  Palborest
  • API- Paclitaxel
  • Packaging- Tablets
  • Strength- 75 mg, 100 mg, 125 mg
  • Manufactured By: MSN Laboratories
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Description

The kinase inhibitor Palbociclib tablet is recommended for the treatment of metastatic and advanced HR-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer in conjunction with:

  • For postmenopausal women, an aromatase inhibitor can be used as an initial endocrine-based therapy.

Dosage and Side Effects

  • Palbociclib should be taken orally with food at roughly the same time every day. The entire pill of palbociclib should be swallowed with water. Capsules that are broken, chewed, crushed, or unsealed should not be taken.

  • Mouth sores, low red blood cell counts, nosebleeds, dizziness, fatigue, weakness, thinning hair, diarrhea, and nausea are among the most frequent side effects.

  • Bruising, loss of breath, and male infertility are among the serious adverse effects of palbociclib.

Warning and Precautions

  • Hematologic: Neutropenia might manifest. Perform a complete blood count before initiating Palbociclib treatment and at the start of each treatment cycle. Additionally, conduct assessments on Day 14 during the first two cycles and as deemed necessary based on clinical judgment. 

  • Infections: Monitor individuals for any indications or symptoms of infections and consider withholding dosages accordingly. 

  • Embryo-Fetal Toxicity: Possesses the potential to cause harm to a developing fetus. Inform patients about the risk to pregnancy and advise the use of effective contraception methods.

FAQ's

Is Palbociclib used as a standalone treatment or in combination with other medications?

Palbociclib is typically used in combination with other medications, such as an aromatase inhibitor, as a part of a comprehensive treatment plan for metastatic and advanced breast cancer.

Can Palbociclib be taken on an empty stomach?

It’s recommended to take Palbociclib with food to improve its absorption and reduce the likelihood of stomach upset.

What should I do if I miss a dose of Palbociclib?

If a dose is missed or vomiting occurs within 2 hours of taking the medication, it’s generally advised to skip that dose and take the next scheduled dose. Patients should not take a double dose to make up for the missed one.

Are there any dietary restrictions or interactions to consider while on Palbociclib?

There are no specific dietary restrictions associated with Palbociclib. However, it’s essential to discuss any supplements, vitamins, or herbal products with your healthcare provider to avoid potential interactions.

Can Palbociclib cause interactions with other medications or health conditions?

Palbociclib might interact with certain medications, so it’s crucial to inform your healthcare provider about all medications, supplements, and health conditions, including liver or kidney issues, before starting this medication.