Read the side effects of Palbociclib as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, decreased appetite, stomatitis (inflammation of the mucus membrane of the mouth).
Shortness of breath, sudden chest pain due to pulmonary embolism, bleeding from the nose (epistaxis).
Reduced counts of blood cells i.e. red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets.
Peripheral neuropathy (damage to the peripheral nerves).
Unusual thinning of hair or hair loss.
Other Precautions :
• Do not breastfeed your baby while taking palbociclib as there is no clear data on whether the drug could pass through the breastmilk and harm the baby.
• Patients should be advised to avoid grapefruit juice while taking the drug as it might increase the plasma concentration of the drug.
• It is advisable that the patient does not take an extra dose of palbociclib on the same day if he/she vomits or misses the dose on that day.