RIBOCICLIB 600MG TABLET (KISQALI)

RIBOCICLIB 600MG TABLET (KISQALI)

DESCRIPTION

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PACKAGE

Brand Name: Kisqali

Generic Name: Ribociclib

Manufacturer: Novartis

Dosage Form: Tablet

Strength: 600mg

Composition: Ribociclib

Packaging: 21 tablets (21 / strip)

Indication: Breast cancer

Storage: Store at room temperature

Overview

Kisqali (Ribociclib 600mg) tablet is used in the treatment of Breast cancer. It belongs to a group of cancer-fighting medications known as antineoplastics. Kisqali tablets work by blocking the action of the kinase protein which is important for the growth and division of cells. This tablet is used when the cancer cells have spread to other parts of the body. Take this medication as prescribed by your healthcare provider. Close monitoring of blood cell count is required during treatment with this medicine. The recommended dose of Kisqali tablets is decided by a doctor according to your previous medical condition and response to the treatment.

Pharmacodynamics

Ribociclib 600mg Tablet is an inhibitor of cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK) 4 and 6. These kinases are activated upon binding to D-cyclins and play a crucial role in signaling pathways which lead to cell cycle progression and cellular proliferation.

Usage

Kisqali tablet is an anti-cancer medication that is used in the treatment of metastatic breast cancer. This medicine helps to stop the growth of cancer cells. Take this medicine with or without food orally once a day. Swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water. Do not take this medicine in the wrong way as it may lead to some severe side effects. It is advisable not to change your regular dosing schedule without taking suggestions from your doctor. If you experience any signs and symptoms while receiving this medicine, inform your doctor immediately. Avoid driving because this medicine may cause excessive dizziness.

Side Effects Of Ribociclib 600mg Tablet

This medicine may cause some common side effects. Discuss the risks and benefits of the Kisqali tablets with the doctor before starting the treatment.

Common Side Effects

  • Headache
  • Decreased white blood cell count
  • Back pain
  • Tingling of hands and feet
  • Shortness of breath
  • Swollen glands
  • Coughing up blood
  • Unusual weakness
  • Nosebleeds
  • Bruising
  • Allergic reactions
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Decreased appetite
  • Weight gain
  • Fainting
  • Bloating
  • Chills
  • Fever
  • Pale skin
  • Sore throat
  • Bleeding
  • Itching
  • Loss of strength
  • Changed sense of taste
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Seizures
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Chest tightness
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Unusual tiredness

Note – Immediately contact your doctor or healthcare provider if any side effects occur.

Dosage

Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop or skip your regular dosing schedule.

Missed Dose

  • It is advisable not to miss a dose. If you miss a scheduled dose of Kisqali tablet, contact your doctor immediately.

Overdose

  • In case of an overdose of Kisqali tablets, the doctor will provide emergency medical treatment.

Warnings

Before starting treatment with Kisqali medicine, please inform your doctor about your previous medical history. If you experience any signs and symptoms while receiving this medication, do not ignore those symptoms because it may lead to higher risk.

  •  Contraception
  • Use suitable methods of contraception to prevent pregnancy while taking Kisqali tablets.
  • Children and adolescents
  •   Kisqali tablets are not advisable for use in children. Under the age of 18.

Warnings For Female

  • Pregnancy
  • Do not use  Kisqali (Ribociclib 600mg Tablet) if you are planning to become pregnant. Avoid this medication at the time of pregnancy.
  • Breastfeeding
  • This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding unless it is required. Please consult with your doctor before starting treatment with  Kisqali medicine.

Precautions

  • Kisqali tablets should be used with caution in patients who have a prolongation of QT interval.
  • Close monitoring of liver function is required during treatment with this medicine.
  • Do not forget to disclose and discuss your previous history with your healthcare provider.
  • Kisqali medicine may decrease white blood cells in some patients.
  • Do not skip your regular dosing schedule.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience any side effects like – dizziness, nausea, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, and vomiting.

Cautions

  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery.
  • Do not crush or break the tablet.
  • Not safe for pregnant women.
  • Do not breastfeed while receiving this medication.
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