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Side effect(s) of Ribociclib

Read the side effects of Ribociclib as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Common: Headache, weakness, low white blood cell counts, gastrointestinal disturbances, QT interval prolongation in the heart

Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, constipation, stomatitis, loss of appetite, increase in liver enzymes

Skin: Alopecia (loss of hair), itching, rashes

Central nervous system: Headache, difficulty in falling asleep, syncope (temporary loss of consciousness), increase in body temperature

Respiratory: Difficulty in breathing, sorethroat

Blood: Decreased counts of hemoglobin, leukocytes, platelets, neutrophils and/or lymphocytes

Others: Back pain, urinary tract infection, peripheral edema

Other Precautions : Avoid excess dose.
Do not use either a broken or a damaged tablet.

Drug Name : Ribociclib

Ribociclib generic Ribociclib belongs to a class of medications called kinase inhibitors; it inhibits the cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK) 4 and 6. It is used for treating hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative advanced or metastatic breast cancer in post-menopausal women. It is used along with another anticancer drug belonging to the aromatase inhibitor group such as letrozole. Ribociclib acts by blocking the action of an abnormal protein which eventually interferes with the cell multiplication, and thereby results in either slowing down or stopping the spread of cancer cells.
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