The kinase inhibitor palbace 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.
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.