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Palbace 125mg Tablet is used to treat patients with certain types of breast cancer (estrogen receptor-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative) which have spread to other organs. It is given together with hormonal anticancer therapies.

Palbace 125mg Tablet should be taken with food, but try to have it at the same time every day to get the most benefits.  Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.

Some common side effects of this medicine include fatigue, hair loss, rash, vomiting, and diarrhea. This medicine may reduce the number of blood cells (decrease red blood and white blood cells) in your blood, thereby, increasing the susceptibility to infections. It is better to inform your doctor if you notice symptoms of infection like fever, chills, and weakness, bleeding or bruising and nose bleed. It might also cause dizziness if it happens avoid driving or attention-seeking activities.

Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have heart disease, liver, or kidney problems or are taking any medicines to treat infections. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.

There is a Patient Support Program / Patient Assistance Program available in India for this medicine, being managed by Tata 1mg. Please contact your prescribing doctor to know more about the same. You may also call on (1800-102-1618) for more details.

USES OF PALBACE TABLET

  • Breast Cancer 

BENEFITS OF PALBACE TABLET

In Breast cancer

Palbace 125mg Tablet helps to treat breast cancer and it may be used alone or in combination with other medicines or treatment modalities like chemotherapy. It relieves the symptoms of breast cancer such as breast lumps, bloody discharge from nipples or changes in the shape or texture of the breast. Palbace 125mg Tablet kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells. Discuss with your doctor if any of the side effects bother you.

SIDE EFFECTS OF PALBACE TABLET

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Palbace

  • Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets)
  • Fatigue
  • Hair loss
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Decreased appetite
  • Infection
  • Decreased white blood cell count
  • Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Weakness
  • Fever

HOW TO USE PALBACE TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Palbace 125mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

HOW PALBACE TABLET WORKS

Palbace 125mg Tablet is an anti-cancer medication. Cyclin dependent kinase 4 and 6 (chemical messengers) are downstream of signaling pathways which lead to the proliferation of cells. This medicine works by inhibiting cyclin dependent kinase 4 and 6, thus arrests the cancer cell cycle (cell growing process). It also targets the estrogen (hormone) receptor-positive breast cancer cells by disrupting the cell cycle.

 

Quick tips

  • Take it with food, preferably at the same time every day. 
  • If you forget to take the medicine or vomit, skip the missed dose and follow a regular schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up missed dose
  • Use effective contraception method to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.
  • It may cause dizziness. Avoid driving or any activity requiring mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • You may be asked for regular blood tests while taking this medication. Inform your doctor if you notice symptoms of infection like fever, chills, and weakness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking the medication without talking to your doctor first.

FAQs

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  • Q. What kind of medicine is Palbace 125mg Tablet?

    Palbace 125mg Tablet is an anti-cancer medicine. Palbace 125mg Tablet blocks proteins known as cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors. Blocking these proteins can slow down the growth of cancer cells and delay the progression of the cancer.

    Q. How long do I have to take Palbace 125mg Tablet?

    The duration of treatment varies from person to person. Your doctor will decide the number of cycles you need to receive based on your condition, response to treatment and your tolerance to side effects. Your doctor may decrease your dose or stop your treatment temporarily or permanently if you experience certain side effects.

    Q. Are the side effects of Palbace 125mg Tablet irreversible?

    No, most of the side effects are reversible and disappear when the medicine is stopped. Neutropenia is a well-recognized adverse effect of Palbace 125mg Tablet in which the number of your white blood cells get reduced and your immune system gets weakened. As a result, you may be at greater risk of getting an infection while you are taking Palbace 125mg Tablet. However, this side effect disappears rapidly once you stop taking the medicine.

    Q. Does treatment with Palbace 125mg Tablet require monitoring of blood counts?

    Yes, blood tests are important since this medicine can lower your blood counts. The regular blood tests check the effect of Palbace 125mg Tablet on your blood cells (white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets). These tests should be done at the beginning of each chemotherapy cycle, on the 15th day of the first 2 cycles, and as clinically indicated.

    Q. How should I take Palbace 125mg Tablet?

    Generally, Palbace 125mg Tablet is taken once daily for 21 consecutive days followed by 7 days off treatment to add up a complete cycle of 28 days. Take this medicine with food and at the same time each day. Swallow the whole capsules. Do not open, chew, or crush them. Do not take the capsules that are broken or cracked. If you vomit after taking Palbace 125mg Tablet, do not take another dose and continue your regular dosing schedule.

    Q. Do I need to use birth control method while using Palbace 125mg Tablet?

    Women of childbearing potential who are receiving Palbace 125mg Tablet and their partners should use adequate contraceptive methods (e.g. double-barrier contraception such as condom and diaphragm). These methods should be used during therapy and for at least 3 weeks after completing therapy for females. Men who are on Palbace 125mg Tablet therapy should use birth control methods for at least 14 weeks after completing the therapy.

    Q. Does Palbace 125mg Tablet affect fertility?

    Male fertility may be affected during treatment with Palbace 125mg Tablet. Thus, men may consider sperm preservation prior to beginning therapy with Palbace 125mg Tablet.

    Q. What are the serious side effects of Palbace 125mg Tablet?

    The serious side effects of Palbace 125mg Tablet include shortness of breath, dizziness, weakness, unusual bleeding or bruising or nosebleeds. It may also cause fever, chills or signs of infection and fast, irregular or pounding heartbeat. If you experience any of these symptoms, call your doctor immediately or get emergency medical treatment.

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